James Cornelius http://wuis.org en Stephen Douglas Exhibit On Display http://wuis.org/post/stephen-douglas-exhibit-display <p>This year marks the bicentennial of the birth for one of Illinois' most notable politicians.&nbsp; But Stephen Douglas fell far short of his rival, Abraham Lincoln, in both height and the history books.&nbsp;&nbsp; Douglas was more than simply a footnote in Illinois' past.&nbsp; An exhibit underway at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum sheds some light on the Little Giant.&nbsp; It includes items pertaining to Douglas.</p><p>James Cornelius is Curator of the Lincoln Collection at the facility and tells us more.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 14:40:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 5092 at http://wuis.org Stephen Douglas Exhibit On Display