Lincoln Presidential Library Releasing Oral History of COVID-19 Pandemic

Lincoln Presidential Library Releasing Oral History of COVID-19 Pandemic

(IOCI RADIO) – The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library is releasing “Tumultuous 2020,” an oral history of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The project includes interviews with more than 80 people across the state, detailing their experiences during the pandemic and the effect it had on their lives.

Lisa Badger of Springfield, who tested positive early on during March of 2020, was one of the first names released to the public as one of the first local cases. She described how hard it was on her family.

Pharmacists, lawmakers, movie theatre and sports team owners, and more were also interviewed. To hear their thoughts on the pandemic, click here and then click “Oral History.”

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