Mark DePue http://wuis.org en Conference On Former Gov. Otto Kerner Saturday http://wuis.org/post/conference-former-gov-otto-kerner-saturday <p>Few people these days can tell you much about former Illinois Governor Otto Kerner other than he spent time in prison.&nbsp;&nbsp; But there was more to the man&nbsp; who oversaw state government from 1961 to 1968.&nbsp; This Saturday, an all day conference in Springfield will focus on Kerner, looking at his professional accomplishments, his trial and conviction and his private life. &nbsp;<br /><br />The event, at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, will include journalists, politicians and even members of Kerner's family.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:27:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 11724 at http://wuis.org Conference On Former Gov. Otto Kerner Saturday