Former Vice President Mike Pence will narrate a docuseries on the career of Rush Limbaugh to be aired on the Fox Nation streaming channel beginning March 10. Limbaugh, who died on February 17 at age 70 of lung cancer, told his listening audience during his last year of life that he had accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. Pence, also a Christian and a former talk radio host as well, has been heavily influenced by Limbaugh’s 32-year career, and is the perfect choice for narrator.
“Age of Rush” is the title of the series, which will feature interviews with Limbaugh’s producer James Golden, aka “Bo Snerdley,” as well as Sean Hannity, Mark Levin, Brian Kilmeade, Mark Steyn and Larry Elder, and Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer, MediaBuzz host Howard Kurtz and Fox contributor Newt Gingrich.
The docuseries will be shown in four parts: “The Spoken Word,” which highlights Limbaugh’s early days in talk radio; “Revolution,” which looks at the 1994 midterm elections and his impact on those; “Rise of the New Right,” which focuses on the Obama years; and “A Blessed Life,” recounting his battle with lung cancer.
Pence started his own talk radio career in 1994, dubbing himself “Rush Limbaugh on decaf.” During an interview with Fox News’ Sandra Smith shortly after Limbaugh’s death, Pence credited Rush for inspiring him to get started in radio, which led to his subsequent political career.
“I feel a personal indebtedness to him,” Pence said. “Many people don’t know that I spent about a decade in talk radio myself. I was inspired to go into conservative talk radio in the 1990s because of Rush Limbaugh, and I scarcely believe I would have had the opportunities to serve in Congress, serve the people of Indiana as governor, or serve as your vice president without the life, the example, the encouragement and ultimately the friendship of Rush Limbaugh.”
Pence honored Limbaugh during the interview.
“He was a good man. People heard his heart every day, but no one in my lifetime has more consistently given voice to the timeless ideals of this country than Rush Limbaugh, and he will be dearly missed,” Pence said.
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