Pardon more likely for Gov. Ryan? TweetShareGoogle+Email P.S. Ruckman is author of the forthcoming book, \"Pardon Me, Mr. President: Adventures in Crime, Politics & Mercy.\" By Dan Klefstad Listen Listening... / DeKalb – The author of a book about presidential pardons discusses the potential for clemency for former Governor George Ryan, now that his wife has died. Author and political scientist P.S. Ruckman talks with WNIJ's Dan Klefstad. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.