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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

S01E05 · Goldwater and Reagan — The Conservatives

Sometimes a losing candidacy can alter the political landscape irrevocably. Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater’s visionary... More

Sometimes a losing candidacy can alter the political landscape irrevocably. Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater’s visionary conservatism lost in 1964 but it would influence the Republican Party for half a century. Goldwater’s heir apparent, California governor Ronald Reagan’s own unsuccessful 1976 campaign helped to lay the groundwork for his presidency during the 1980s.

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