Statewide: The Whole World's Watching 50 Years Later

Aug 3, 2018

The debut episode of Statewide includes:

Fifty years since the tumultous political convention in Chicago, renovations to the Reagan boyhood home, assasination games in school, plus more.

  • A look back at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago
  • An assassination role play game in schools
  • Increasing popularity of lacrosse across Illinois
  • Renovations to Ronald Reagan's boyhood home in Dixon
  • 1860 photo of Abraham Lincoln coming to Illinois courthouses
  • The effect of online learning in juvenile jails
  • Progress and work still to be done at the Illinois State Fairgrounds