Tuesday, June 11 at 1pm
Ten People from Illinois Who Changed History
Leslie Goddard, PhD, popular speaker, author, actress, and historian
You probably know Abraham Lincoln lived part of his life in Illinois, but did you know that Walt Disney, Betty Friedan, and Charles Walgreen also called the Prairie State home?
Join historian Leslie Goddard, PhD, for this illustrated lecture commemorating the state’s 2018 bicentennial. We’ll look at ten intriguing people from Illinois, including heads of state, news-makers, inventors, and others.
Learn all about Illinois from our Spring 2019 Levy Lecture Series speakers!