7 episodes

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.

Public Official A WBEZ

    • News
    • 4.6, 590 Ratings

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.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
590 Ratings

590 Ratings

Jack_McCoy ,

Phenomenal

So well-edited, from the music to the narration and, of course, the swear-filled tapes from Blago himself. New, original interviews from Patty Blagojevich, prosecutors and more are the icing on the cake. This is like watching an amazing documentary on political corruption, except for your ears.

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.

Top Podcasts In News

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by WBEZ