American Experience

Clinton and Crisis: The Oklahoma City Bombing

Clip: Season 24 Episode 3 | 2m 47s

After the Oklahoma City Bombing, Clinton's ability to reach Americans on a personal level did much to help the nation's grief. "It's kind of a throwaway line now, I feel your pain, but he literally could," says Robert McNeely. "I mean he could take people and just hug them and connect to them in a way and really listen to them."

Aired: 02/19/12

Rating: NR

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