16 for '16 - The Contenders

Dukakis’ Tank Moment

Clip: Episode 3 | 3m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Michael Dukakis’ campaign misjudged the imagery of the candidate riding in a tank, a mistake that played into the perception of him being weak on the issue of national security.

Aired: 09/27/16

Rating: TV-14

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