Bill Kurtis talks new podcast: The Lincoln Laureates

Bob Sirott

This undated illustration depicts President Abraham Lincoln making his Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery on the battlefield at Gettysburg, Pa., Nov. 19, 1863. The cemetery commemorates soldiers who died in the American Civil War Battle of Gettysburg in July. In moments of crisis, American presidents have sought to summon words to match the moment in the hope that the power of oratory can bring order to chaos and despair. (AP Photo)

Legendary journalist Bill Kurtis joined Bob Sirott to talk about the podcast series as he serves as both the announcer and advisor. The podcasts feature deeply personal conversations with Lincoln Laureates on their passion for Illinois and how Lincoln’s legacy has informed and inspired their lives for the entire series.

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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