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
This special episode is available on our podcast, and airing on many public radio stations throughout late-December and early-January.
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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.
Please contact us if you would like additional information or have any further questions about airing the special.