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A Special Conversation with Ken Rudin, NPR's Political Junkie

Ken Rudin is known as NPR's Political Junkie and has provided coverage of major elections, national conventions and debates for most of the past 20 years. WRVO's News Director, Catherine Loper, spent an hour speaking with Ken Rudin, along with SUNY Oswego Political Science Professor Bruce Altschuler, during a live broadcast on Thursday.

Listen to this broadcast to hear all three discuss:

  • Ken Rudin's beginnings
  • keeping politics interesting and engaging for the listener
  • the infamous trivia questions
  • the button collection and associated weekly puzzle
  • this years presidential race
  • New York state politics
  • campaign finance