The first black woman to hold any state office passed away recently with little media coverage. That would have been unimaginable when she blazed the trail a half-century ago.
Want to understand Senator Dick Lugar’s approach to government? Then study Mayor Dick Lugar. Here’s a look at fascinating local history that was forgotten in the wake of his national achievement.
Before Birch Bayh became a “modern day Founding Father” in the U.S. Senate, he served in the Indiana General Assembly. But there’s been virtually nothing written about his four terms there, until now.
With Seventh Circuit Justice Amy Coney Barrett on a short list of potential Supreme Court nominees for President Trump, it begs the question: How many Hoosiers have served on the highest court in the land?
In Indiana, John Brademas may be best known for saving South Bend after Studebaker closed. Nationally, he’s known for being one of the most influential people in 20th Century education policy.