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'The 50th' Tells Story Of Hunter Resignation, Race To Replace Him

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The scandal that led to the resignation of Duncan Hunter from congress and the race to replace him is the subject of a new documentary series called "The 50TH: A scandal. A dynasty. An election." The documentary is from The San Diego Union-Tribune.

The scandal that forced Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter to resign his congressional seat is the subject of a new San Diego Union-Tribune documentary series called: "The 50th: A scandal. A dynasty. An election."

Sam Hodgson, the producer and photojournalist behind the series, joins Midday Edition on Monday to discuss why the newspaper decided to tell the story in a documentary series.


The series will be screened Wednesday evening at The California Center for the Arts in Escondido. It will be followed by a Q&A with Hodgson and reporter Morgan Cook, the reporter who broke the story. Tickets are available at

The series will also be available at beginning Thursday.