Politics

"Golden: How Rod Blagojevich Talked Himself Out of the Governor's Office and Into Prison"

John Chase; Jeff Coen

About the Program

Chicago Tribune reporters Jeff Coen and John Chase report on the political ascendancy and demise of Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois.  The authors' utilized several resources, including FBI phone transcripts to examine the former governor's actions that led to his impeachment.   Jeff Coen and John Chase speak at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court in Winnetka, Illinois. 

About the Authors

John Chase

John Chase is a reporter for the Chicago Tribune, who covered the tenure of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. 


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Jeff Coen

Jeff Coen is a reporter for the Chicago Tribune and author of Family Secrets: The Case That Crippled the Chicago Mob.


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"Golden: How Rod Blagojevich Talked Himself Out of the Governor's Office and Into Prison"

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, October 20th at 8am (ET)
  • Sunday, October 14th at 9:45pm (ET)
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