16 for '16 - The Contenders

Goldwater and Reagan — The Conservatives

Episode 5 | 52m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

Sometimes a losing candidacy can alter the political landscape irrevocably. Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater’s visionary conservatism lost in 1964 but it would influence the Republican Party for half a century. Goldwater’s heir apparent, California governor Ronald Reagan’s own unsuccessful 1976 campaign helped to lay the groundwork for his presidency during the 1980s.

Aired: 10/11/16

Expired: 11/11/16

Rating: TV-PG

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