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Bill Knight

Born: 1949 in Keokuk, Iowa
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Knight is a graduate of Carthage High School in Illinois, Western Illinois University and the University of Illinois-Springfield. He currently resides in Elmwood, Illinois.

Biography: Bill Knight is a retired Journalism professor from Western Illinois University. He taught journalism for more than 20 years at the university, all the while remaining an award-winning active columnist, radio commentator and author. He writes twice-weekly columns for newspapers in Pekin, Peoria, Monmouth, Galesburg, Kewanee and Macomb. He is an author, has edited ''Rick Johnson Rader: Tin Cans, Squeems & Thudpies'' and ''Horse Shoe Bottoms'' and is a featured weekly commentator on Western's Tri States Public Radio.


Bill Knight on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Elizabeth R
ISBN: 0790761939 OCLC: 48113584

BBC Video ; [England] : ©2001.

I may not be a lion, but I am a lion's cub, and I have a lion's heart! said Elizabeth I. Elizabeth I, known as the Virgin Queen, was the daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and reigned as Queen of England from 1558-1603. This mini-series dramatizes her life from her ascension to the throne at age 25 to her death forty-four years later. Elizabeth refused to ever marry, exploiting her status as a tool in foreign policy, and using courtship as diplomacy, a theme explored at some length in this depiction. The drama brings to life her brilliant advisors, including William Cecil and Francis Walsingham, and great sailors Francis Drake and Walter Raleigh. Delves into the life of the monarch who made England into a world power, and whose time on the throne is now remembered as the Elizabethan Age.

  Fair comment :
ISBN: 0962461385 OCLC: 53795416

Mayfly Productions, Elmwood, IL : ©2003.

Naked came the farmer :
ISBN: 0962461377 OCLC: 39110186

Mayfly, Elmwood, Ill. : ©1998.

  R.F.D. /
ISBN: 0962461318 OCLC: 27802283

Mayfly Productions, Elmwood, Ill. : ©1992.

Essays on rural life in Illinois.

  R.F.D. journal /
ISBN: 0962461326 OCLC: 29849326

Mayfly Productions, Elmwood, Ill. : ©1993.

Essays on rural life in Illinois.

  R.F.D. notebook /
ISBN: 0962461334 OCLC: 31768412

Mayfly Productions, Elmwood, Ill. : 1994.

  The eye of the reporter :
ISBN: 0934312095 OCLC: 35756275

Western Illinois University, [Macomb, Ill.] : ©1996.

Video almanac /
ISBN: 0962461393 OCLC: 53795365

Mayfly Productions, Elmwood, IL : ©2003.