16 for '16 - The Contenders

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Inside 16 of the most influential presidential campaigns of the last 50 years.

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.

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The Contenders is an eight-hour documentary series that examines the most compelling and influential presidential campaigns in modern history. From Jesse Jackson’s groundbreaking 1984 and 1988 campaigns that changed the way delegates are distributed, to Barry Goldwater’s 1964 launching of a new brand of conservatism, the 16 stories covered by "The Contenders" reveals how previous elections are still influencing today in unexpected ways.

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