Listening Project

WSIU's  "The Listening Project" chronicles the history of our region by connecting people with place through their stories.

A visit with Dr. Glenn Poshard, who visited with WSIU in late March of 2019 at the Southern Illinois Wellness Expo in Carterville.

Pearl Franz/WSIU

On Saturday, May 21st 2016 WSIU's Listening Project recorded oral histories from Benton residents at the 100th Anniversary Celebration  at the Benton Public Library.  In this episode we hear the story of German-born Margot McAfoos who moved to Benton from Germany in 1948 to marry her soon-to-be-husband John.