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In the Local Spotlight…December

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010


Host Jim WilhelmIllinois Adventure

  • Dec. 9 – Host Jim Wilhelm leads us on a trip to Hartford to visit the Lewis and Clark State Historic Site, a re-creation of the Corps of Discovery's first winter encampment and the starting point of the historic westward expedition. We also visit the Weber House and Garden in Streator, the Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historic Site in Galena, and the Joliet Area Historical Museum. [more information]

  • Dec. 23 – This program takes viewers to the Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, to the Chicagoland Sports Hall Of Fame, to the Museum of Geology at Western Illinois University - and on a fishing trip on Lake Clinton with Dan Vinovich. [more information]

  • Dec. 30 – Today on Illinois Adventure we’ll tour a most unconventional home whose design was inspired by Physical Culture, visit the birthplace of one Illinois’s most popular generals, and tour refuges for those who sought freedom.

Illinois Adventure, hosted by Jim Wilhelm and produced by William Baker, generally airs on Thursdays at 8 p.m. and is repeated the following Sundays at 4 p.m.


This program is made possible by a grant from Country Financial.




At Issue


At Issue with host H Wayne Wilson continues its 23rd season with the following guests/topics:


These WTVP public affairs programs generally air on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m., repeating the following Sundays at 4:30 p.m.




Interesting People


Interesting People LogoThis month host Ed Sutkowski's guests are:


  • Dec. 8 Ed interviews Roger Taylor, President of Knox College
    (repeats Dec. 12 at 12:30 p.m.)

  • Dec. 15 – Former NFL Linebacker Ed Sutter is Ed’s guest
    (repeats Dec. 19 at 12:30 p.m.)


Interesting People with host Ed Sutkowski can normally be seen on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 10 p.m., repeating the following Sundays at 12:30 p.m. The series can also be seen each Wednesday from 8-9 p.m. on WTVP World channel 47.2.







For further information contact Linda Miller, WTVP Vice President of Programming, at (309) 495-0591 or linda.miller@wtvp.org



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