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The Lincoln Laureates
26 minutes | 24 days ago
Bill Kurtis - Service Through Truth
Bill Kurtis might have been an attorney arguing for victim's rights. But a deadly Kansas twister taught him that a great journalist can reduce the number of victims. In this episode, we hear the powerful journey that inspired his investigative passion. From covering infamous trials to finding the facts behind a whistleblower's story. Bill Kurtis discovered that a story crafted with detail can impact a greater cause. On a lighter note, you'll learn why he feared "Ron Burgundy." Our guest host for this episode is award winning broadcast journalist Bill Plante.
25 minutes | 24 days ago
Emily Bear - 12 Tones Tell The Story
Emily Bear is drawn to every aspect of music. AND, every genre of music. This is a conversation that goes beyond her unimaginable talent to reveal her powerful curiosity and compassion. Emily is a renowned composer(published first at age 4). Quincy Jones has been Emily's mentor since she was 11. In this conversation, you'll be swept away by Emily's ability to make this all seem like every day life. You'll hear the "Lincoln" traits of honesty and trust, come alive in her passion to tell stories through music. Our guest host for this episode is award winning broadcast journalist Jim Bohannon.
29 minutes | 25 days ago
George Will - Son of the Prairie
In our inaugural episode, George Will explains what it means to be marinated in the ideologies of Lincoln through Illinois roots. He plots the path that led him to journalism, and like most days espouses the virtues of baseball. Our guest host for this episode is award winning broadcast journalist Bill Plante.
3 minutes | 25 days ago
The Lincoln Laureates: Season 1 trailer
Eavesdrop on conversations with some of the most revered voices of our time. These are the Lincoln Laureates, individuals bestowed with the Order of Lincoln Medallion for their leadership and service to humankind. Season 1 includes conversations with George Will, Emily Bear, Bill Kurtis, Captain James Lovell, Sheila C. Johnson, Ryne Sandberg, and more.
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