American Experience

Clinton's First Lady: Hillary

Clip: Season 24 Episode 3 | 2m 26s

First Lady Hillary Clinton was blamed for the poor showing during the 1994 midterm elections. "Voters thought that it was a zero sum game, that for Hillary to be strong Bill would have to be weak, and as a result the perception of Hillary's strength became a perception of Bill's weakness," says Political Consultant Dick Morris.

Aired: 02/19/12

Rating: NR

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