The Breakdown with Bob Aikin

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Each week, Bob Aikin sat down with KETR GM Jerrod Knight to break down some item or other in the news. Topics generally ranged from sports to movies to history to politics, and back again.

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Update June 14th, 2012: KETR is saddened to report that Bob Aikin passed on the afternoon of Wendesday, June 13th, 2012. As requests mount for deeper audio archives, we'd like to point you to the JUKEBOX, an audio archive from a previous iteration of, which was updated in October of 2011. If  you use the drop-down menu on the right of the page and sort by PROGRAM, you'll find previous programs under the heading of "Bob Aikin: The Breakdown," and there are a few under the heading, "Morning Edition."

The Breakdown with Bob Aikin

Feb 16, 2012

This week Bob Aikin breaks down the Grammys.

The Breakdown with Bob Aikin

Feb 9, 2012

This week's Breakdown with Bob Aikin recaps the Super Bowl and the GOP race so far.

Breakdown with Bob Aikin

Feb 2, 2012

This week's Breakdown is over the Super Bowl and National politics.

Breakdown with Bob Aikin

Jan 26, 2012

This week's Breakdown discusses the State of the Union Address, Gingrich and Romney, Obama, and Joe Paterno.

January 12, 2012 - Topics include LBOs, now called PEFs, using OPM to make PROFITS, how that plays into the GOP race, and the recent going rate for 10-year federal notes.

On this week's chat, Bob talks sub-divided party politics, what Perry's doing next, and national defense plans. Then he proposes a fix for the BCS.

The Breakdown with Bob Aikin

Dec 22, 2011

This week's Breakdown discusses W. Garland Button and his impact on the state of Texas.

The breakdown today includes a continuation of last week's list of books that might make great stocking stuffers, and are great reads anyway.

Breakdown with Bob Aikin

Dec 1, 2011

This week's Breakdown covers the recent changes in college football conferences.

The Breakdown with Bob Aikin

Nov 17, 2011

This week we breakdown the next flavor of the month, potpourri, and college football.

The Breakdown with Bob Aikin

Nov 10, 2011

This week's breakdown is about the results of Tuesday's elections.

The Breakdown with Bob Aikin

Nov 3, 2011

This week's Breakdown is about college football and the current flavor of the month, Herman Cain.

Breakdown with Bob Aikin

Oct 27, 2011

The Rangers and politics are discussed in this episode of Breakdown.

Breakdown with Bob Aikin

Oct 6, 2011

This week's Breakdown discusses sports, Rick Perry and other flavors of the month, and the stock market.

Today's program is a breakdown of history as it seems to repeat itself in today's political climate.