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Remember when the governor of Illinois supposedly tried to sell President Obama’s Senate seat? Or, how the same ex-governor got a “You’re fired” from Donald Trump on 'The Celebrity Apprentice'? New from WBEZ Chicago, '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.

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Remember when the governor of Illinois supposedly tried to sell President Obama’s Senate seat? Or, how the same ex-governor got a “You’re fired” from Donald Trump on 'The Celebrity Apprentice'? New from WBEZ Chicago, '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.

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4.6 out of 5
561 Ratings

561 Ratings

BPhelp ,

No Clemency

Blago should NOT be given clemency. Every citizen should listen to this podcast.

chitownluvr ,

Fantastic!!!!

My heart goes out to Patti, Rod and their daughters.

Kelly's Ghost ,

You lose all credibility

When you put Lisa Madigan on episode 3
Swap Blago with her dad in her quotes and you have 100 percent truth

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