As 2017 draws to a close, Political Junkie Ken Rudin remembers the lawmakers and newsmakers from the world of politics who passed away this year. Ken interviews their colleagues, friends and the journalists who covered them, to reflect on their passions and chronicle their accomplishments. Join us for the Political Junkie 2017 Remembrances Special, as we recount these individuals’ contributions to political history, and honor their commitments to public service.
This special episode will be released to our podcast subscribers on Thursday, December 21, and airing on many public radio stations throughout late-December and early-January.
A list of stations and air times will be posted here in mid-December.
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Carriage Information for Stations
Political Junkie’s 2017 Remembrances Special will be distributed to public radio stations by PRX. The special is a standalone, evergreen program that is suitable for use at any time throughout the winter holidays and into the new year.
Publication Date: Evening of Thursday, December 21
Recommended Air Window: Friday, December 22, 2017 to Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Carriage Fee: 270 PRX points
The one-hour special follows our standard program clock.
Stations airing the special will also be entitled to share Ken’s annual remembrances column on their website, which will contain a complete list of everyone in the political world who passed away in 2017.
Stations who already air an ongoing subscription to our weekly show will have the program files for this special delivered automatically to their SubAuto subscription at no extra cost.
Please contact us if you would like additional information or have any further questions about airing the special.