RUSH HUDSON Limbaugh III, an undisputed “king” of conservative talk radio, was born on January 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. During his youth, Limbaugh became interested in radio and even was a deejay known as Rusty Limbaugh at a local radio station while still in high school in the late 1960s. Limbaugh's father, a conservative judge and influential member of the local community, had actually owned the station before Rush began his deejay career there.

Following his graduation from high school, Limbaugh was accepted and admitted to Southeast Missouri State College. After only one year at college, Limbaugh dropped out in order to pursue radio. He held a variety of positions across the country at small radio stations until he took a more permanent position ...

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