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16 for ’16 – The Contenders

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From Jesse Jackson’s groundbreaking 1984 and 1988 campaigns to Barry Goldwater’s 1964 campaign that launched of a brand of conservatism that influenced both Ronald Reagan and Hillary Clinton, 16 for ’16 – The Contenders revisits the most influential presidential campaigns of the last 50 years.

16 for ’16 – The Contenders

S01E01 · Chisholm and McCain — The Straight Talkers

In a combative arena awash in double-talk and spin, the straight-shooters stand out. In her... More

In a combative arena awash in double-talk and spin, the straight-shooters stand out. In her non-nonsense 1972 campaign, Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman in Congress, redefined how a presidential candidate should look and act. Aboard his famous “Straight Talk Express,” Senator John McCain hit the trail in 2000 and 2008 to convince voters he would put his country and not his party first.

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