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A podcast from WBEZ Chicago

Public Official A

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8 Episodes • Released Weekly

8 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from WBEZ Chicago

Public Official A

Public Official A podcast artwork npr.org/programs/invisibilia

8 Episodes • Released Weekly

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Description

'Public Official A' uncovers the rise and fall of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. How he did whatever it took to reach the top. The trail of destruction left in his wake. And how the complexities, charisma, and tragic flaws of this public official resonate today.

Latest Episode

19 Feb 2020 • 4 mins

Commuted

He’d been teasing the idea for months. Then, on Feb. 18, 2020, it happened: President Donald Trump commuted Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence.