Political Junkie 2018 Remembrances Special

As 2018 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 2018 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
  • Former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.), remembering President George H.W. Bush
  • Mike Murphy, Republican strategist, remembering Sen. John McCain
  • Paul Begala, Democratic strategist, remembering Sen. Zell Miller
  • Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), remembering Rep. Louise Slaughter
  • Mara Liasson, national political correspondent at NPR, remembering Charles Krauthammer

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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
PhoenixAZKJZZ 91.5 FMSun 12/30 at 5:00am
Bayside/EurekaCAKNHM 91.5 FMSun 12/23 at 1:00pm
MendocinoCAKPMO 1300 AMSun 12/23 at 1:00pm
Mt. ShastaCAKMJC 620 AMSun 12/23 at 1:00pm
Redding/Shasta Lake CityCAKJPR 1330 AMSun 12/23 at 1:00pm
YrekaCAKSYC 1490 AMSun 12/23 at 1:00pm
AspenCOKAJX 91.5 FMFri 12/21 at 6:00pm
Sun 12/23 at 7:00pm
CarbondaleCOKCJX 88.9 FMFri 12/21 at 6:00pm
Sun 12/23 at 7:00pm
Fort MyersFLWGCU 90.1 FMSun 12/23 at 6:00pm
Marco IslandFLWMKO 91.7 FMSun 12/23 at 6:00pm
Bay CityMIWUCX 90.1 FMSat 12/22 at 10:00am
JacksonMSWJSU 88.5 FMSat 12/22 at 11:00am
CharlotteNCWFAE 90.7 FMSun 12/30 at 7:00pm
WilmingtonNCWHQR 91.3 FMFri 12/21 at 12:00pm
Carson CityNVKNVC 95.1 FMFri 12/21 at 12:00pm
RochesterNYWXXI 1370 AMFri 12/21 at 8:00pm
Sat 12/22 at 4:00pm
EugeneORKRVM 1280 AMSun 12/23 at 1:00pm
Grants PassORKAGI 930 AMSun 12/23 at 1:00pm
RoseburgORKTBR 950 AMSun 12/23 at 1:00pm
TalentORKSJK 1230 AMSun 12/23 at 1:00pm
HarrisburgPAWITF 89.5 FMMon 12/31 at 9:00am
Salt Lake CityUTKCPW 88.3 FMFri 12/28 at 10:00am
ArlingtonVAWERA 96.7 FMFri 12/21 at 4:00pm
RichmondVAWRIR 97.3 FMFri 12/21 at 9:00am

Listen to Past Specials

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 2018 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.

Program Files: Purchase and Download from PRX Exchange »

Recommended Air Window: Friday, December 21, 2018 to Friday, January 4, 2019

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.

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