Episode 82 Remembering former Gov. Cecil Andrus

Welcome to episode 82 of the Extra Credit podcast.

Former Gov. Cecil Andrus, center, receives the Children’s Champion award in 2013.

This week, our political reporters reflect on the legacy of former Gov. Cecil Andrus, who died Thursday. As Idaho’s only four-term governor, Andrus leaves behind a legacy of fighting for eduction and the environment. As a champion of early childhood education, Andrus fought for the Republican Legislature for years in his push to establish kindergarten in the Gem State.

Co-host Kevin Richert offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at Andrus’ administration by sharing two stories from his early days covering Idaho politics.

Be sure to check back next week for another new episode of Extra Credit.