Political Junkie (Specials)

Series produced by Ken Rudin's Political Junkie

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Special full-hour episodes of Ken Rudin's Political Junkie, offered a few times per year to stations with no ongoing series subscription required.

A few times per year, we offer special editions of the Political Junkie program to public radio stations with no requirement for an ongoing series subscription. These specials are typically tied to major political events (such as elections), or year-end review programs.

Specific program information and carriage details are provided to stations on our website: http://krpoliticaljunkie.com/resources/

The weekly full-hour Political Junkie program is distributed to stations as an ongoing subscription series for an annual carriage fee. Preview episodes and subscribe to the series here: http://www.prx.org/series/34501-ken-rudin-s-political-junkie


23 Pieces

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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. K...

Bought by WFAE and WITF


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin and an all-star lineup of political reporters, commentators and special guests for a full hour of analysis of the 2...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WJSU, Spokane Public Radio, KVNF, and KAZU


  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin and an all-star lineup of political reporters, commentators and special guests for a full hour of analysis of the 2...

Bought by KAZU and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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Ken Rudin hosts a special reflection on John McCain's life and legacy, featuring interviews with several of McCain's friends and colleagues.

Bought by WRGY, WCAI / WNAN, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, RadioFreePalmer, 'The Sea' and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 14
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Part 3 of a special series from Ken Rudin's Political Junkie -- 1968: 50 Years Later. Richard Nixon stages a political comeback. Segregationist Gov...

Bought by KJZZ, Interlochen Public Radio, KGOU, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 10
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Part 2 of a special series from Ken Rudin's Political Junkie -- 1968: 50 Years Later. The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Chicago, ...

Bought by KJZZ, WAMU, Interlochen Public Radio, KGOU, WITF and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 14
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Part 1 of a special series from Ken Rudin's Political Junkie -- 1968: 50 Years Later. After a disappointing result in the New Hampshire Primary, Pr...

Bought by KJZZ, Interlochen Public Radio, WITF, KGOU, WHFR and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 15
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Join Ken Rudin for 1968: 50 Years Later, a special three-part series looking back on the dramatic political events of 1968. Ken speaks with journal...

Bought by KGOU, WHFR, and WFAE


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 3
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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. K...

Bought by KVNF, WCAI / WNAN, KTXK, WBEZ, and KCPW


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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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. K...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: :29
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As 2016 draws to a close, Political Junkie Ken Rudin remembers the lawmakers and newsmakers from the world of politics who passed away this year. K...

Bought by WJSU, WVPE, KSFR, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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The election is over and, in case you missed it, Donald Trump won. Lisa Desjardins of the PBS NewsHour and Greg Giroux of Bloomberg explain what ha...

Bought by KSFR, WRFA-LP, KCPW, XRAY.fm, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 5
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After a year-and-a-half of heated primary battles, fierce debates and explosive rhetoric, the historic presidential election of 2016 is finally com...

Bought by KUOW, Spokane Public Radio, KSUT, KAZU, and KCPW


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin for a review of many great moments from the history of televised presidential debates, with commentary from several...

Bought by KGOU, KSUT, WJSU, WRVO Public Media, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 15
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Join the Political Junkie for special coverage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention from Philadelphia! Ken Rudin hits the convention floor to...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Join the Political Junkie for special coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention from Cleveland! Ken Rudin hits the convention floor to he...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin on a journey through political history as we revisit memorable and historic moments from national party conventions...

Bought by WFAE, MPR News Stations, KVSC, WCAI / WNAN, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 11
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin as he previews the Super Tuesday contests with journalists and analysts from across the country, and evaluates the ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KSUT, WCQS, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 7
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As 2015 draws to a close, Political Junkie Ken Rudin remembers the lawmakers and newsmakers from the world of politics who passed away this year. K...

Bought by KZYX, WVPE, WCQS, WBEZ, WRFA-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 14
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin as he pulls back from the weekly campaign coverage to take a broad examination of the 2016 presidential election in...

Bought by MPR News Stations, WJCT, KALH, WNPR, Northeast Indiana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 19