American Experience

Clinton's Carson Appearance

Clip: Season 24 Episode 3 | 2m 59s

In 1988, Bill Clinton bungled the biggest speech of his young career during the Democratic National Convention. Harry Thomason, Arkansas-born television and film producer and longtime friend of the Clintons, remembers the ill-received speech and his wife Linda's idea to have Clinton redeem himself by going on the Johnny Carson show.

Aired: 02/19/12

Rating: NR

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