Political Junkie 2019 Remembrances Special

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As 2019 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 2019 Remembrances Special, as we recount these individuals’ contributions to political history, and honor their commitments to public service.

Ken’s guests include:

  • Stu Rothenberg, founding editor and publisher of The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report
  • Jill Lawrence, commentary editor for USA Today
  • Ron Rapoport, professor emeritus at the College of William & Mary, remembering former presidential candidate Ross Perot
  • Jim Rosapepe, a colleague of Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, remembering Cummings
  • Former Sen. Sam Nunn, remembering Sen. Dick Lugar
  • Jerome Vaughn of Detroit radio station WDET, remembering Sen. John Conyers

Where to Hear the Special

This special episode is available on our podcast, and airing on many public radio stations throughout late-December and early-January.

CityStateStationLocal Airtime
DothanALWRWA 88.7 FMMon 12/30 at 7:00pm
TroyALWTSU 89.9 FMMon 12/30 at 7:00pm
PhoenixAZKJZZ 91.5 FMSun 12/29 at 5:00am
Bayside/EurekaCAKNHM 91.5 FMSun 12/22 at 1:00pm
MendocinoCAKPMO 1300 AMSun 12/22 at 1:00pm
Mt. ShastaCAKMJC 620 AMSun 12/22 at 1:00pm
Pacific GroveCAKAZU 90.3 FMSun 12/29 at 4:00pm
Redding/Shasta Lake CityCAKJPR 1330 AMSun 12/22 at 1:00pm
YrekaCAKSYC 1490 AMSun 12/22 at 1:00pm
MeridenCTWNPR 90.5 FMWed 1/1 at 9:00am
NorwichCTWPKT 89.1 FMWed 1/1 at 9:00am
StamfordCTWEDW 88.5 FMWed 1/1 at 9:00am
Fort MyersFLWGCU 90.1 FMSun 12/22 at 6:00pm
Marco IslandFLWMKO 91.7 FMSun 12/22 at 6:00pm
ColumbusGAWTJB 91.7 FMMon 12/30 at 7:00pm
Ames/Des MoinesIAWOI 640 AM
WOI 90.1 FM
Wed 1/1 at 12:00pm
CarrollIAKNSC 90.7 FMWed 1/1 at 12:00pm
Cedar FallsIAKUNI 90.9 FMWed 1/1 at 12:00pm
DubuqueIAKNSY 89.7 FMWed 1/1 at 12:00pm
Fort DodgeIAKNSK 91.1 FMWed 1/1 at 12:00pm
Iowa CityIAWSUI 910 AMWed 1/1 at 12:00pm
LamoniIAKNSL 97.9 FMWed 1/1 at 12:00pm
Mason CityIAKRNI 1010 AM
KNSM 91.5 FM
Wed 1/1 at 12:00pm
OkobojiIAKOJI 90.7 FMFri 12/27 at 12:00pm
OttumwaIAKNSZ 89.1 FMWed 1/1 at 12:00pm
Quad CititesIAKNSB 91.1 FMWed 1/1 at 12:00pm
Sioux CityIAKWIT 90.3 FMFri 12/27 at 12:00pm
PocatelloIDKISU 91.1 FMWed 1/1 at 9:00am
ChicagoILWBEZ 91.5 FMTBD
ElkhartINWVPE 88.1 FMWed 1/1 at 1:00pm
LowellINWLPR 89.1 FMTue 12/31 at 11:00am
MerrillvilleINWLPR 89.1 FMSun 12/22 at 5:00pm
Tue 12/31 at 11:00am
Bay CityMIWUCX 90.1 FMSat 12/21 at 10:00am
BiloxiMSWMAH 90.3 FMTue 12/31 at 11:00am
BoonevilleMSWMAE 89.5 FMTue 12/31 at 11:00am
BudeMSWMAU 88.9 FMTue 12/31 at 11:00am
GreenwoodMSWMAO 90.9 FMTue 12/31 at 11:00am
JacksonMSWJSU 88.5 FMFri 12/20 at 4:00pm
Fri 12/27 at 4:00pm
JacksonMSWMPN 91.3 FMTue 12/31 at 11:00am
MeridianMSWMAW 88.1 FMTue 12/31 at 11:00am
OxfordMSWMAV 90.3 FMTue 12/31 at 11:00am
StarkvilleMSWMAB 89.9 FMTue 12/31 at 11:00am
WilmingtonNCWHQR 91.3 FMFri 12/20 at 12:00pm
ColebrookNHWEVF 90.3 FMSat 12/28 at 10:00pm
ConcordNHWEVO 89.1 FMSat 12/28 at 10:00pm
KeeneNHWEVC 107.1 FMSat 12/28 at 10:00pm
HanoverNHWEVH 91.3 FMSat 12/28 at 10:00pm
JacksonNHWEVJ 99.5 FMSat 12/28 at 10:00pm
KeeneNHWEVN 90.7 FMSat 12/28 at 10:00pm
LittletonNHWEVQ 91.9 FMSat 12/28 at 10:00pm
NashuaNHWEVS 88.3 FMSat 12/28 at 10:00pm
Santa FeNMKSFR 101.1 FMWed 1/1 at 8:00am
RochesterNYWXXI 1370 AMFri 12/20 at 8:00pm
Sat 12/21 at 4:00pm
SouthamptonNYWRLI 91.3 FMWed 1/1 at 9:00am
EugeneORKRVM 1280 AMSun 12/22 at 1:00pm
Grants PassORKAGI 930 AMSun 12/22 at 1:00pm
RoseburgORKTBR 950 AMSun 12/22 at 1:00pm
TalentORKSJK 1230 AMSun 12/22 at 1:00pm
ChambersburgPAWYPM 93.3 FMTue 12/31 at 9:00am
HarrisburgPAWITF 89.5 FMTue 12/31 at 9:00am
TexarkanaTXKTXK 91.5 FMWed 1/1 at 1:00am
Salt Lake CityUTKCPW 88.3 FMFri 12/27 at 9:00am
ArlingtonVAWERA 96.7 FMFri 12/20 at 4:00pm
EastvilleVAWHRE 91.9 FMFri 12/20 at 1:00pm
EmporiaVAWHRL 88.1 FMFri 12/20 at 1:00pm
Gloucester PointVAWHRG 88.5 FMFri 12/20 at 1:00pm
NassawadoxVAWHRX 90.1 FMFri 12/20 at 1:00pm
NorfolkVAWHRV 89.5 FMFri 12/20 at 1:00pm
RichmondVAWRIR 97.3 FMFri 12/20 at 9:00am

Listen to Past Specials

Political Junkie 2018 Remembrances Special
Political Junkie 2017 Remembrances Special
Political Junkie 2016 Remembrances Special
Political Junkie 2015 Remembrances Special
Political Junkie 2014 Remembrances Special


Carriage Information for Stations

Political Junkie’s 2019 Remembrances Special is 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.

Episode Files: Download from PRX

Recommended Air Window: Friday, December 20, 2019 to Sunday, January 5, 2020

Carriage Fee: 270 PRX points

The one-hour special follows our standard program clock.

Stations who already air an ongoing subscription to our weekly show received the program files for this special at no extra cost.

Please contact us if you would like additional information or have any further questions about airing the special.

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