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Video thumbnail: 16 for '16 - The Contenders Barry Goldwater's defiant 1964 Convention Speech

16 for '16 - The Contenders

Barry Goldwater's defiant 1964 Convention Speech

Goldwater's defiant 1964 Convention speech ultimately scared off voters.

Barry Goldwater's defiant 1964 Convention Speech

Video thumbnail: 16 for '16 - The Contenders Ronald Reagan's loss at the 1976 Republican Convention

16 for '16 - The Contenders

Ronald Reagan's loss at the 1976 Republican Convention

Though Reagan lost, his gracious comments after his defeat made a lasting impression.

Ronald Reagan's loss at the 1976 Republican Convention

Video thumbnail: 16 for '16 - The Contenders Barry Goldwater Before the Senate

16 for '16 - The Contenders

Barry Goldwater Before the Senate

Barry Goldwater's early background is discussed up until he was elected to the Senate.

Barry Goldwater Before the Senate

Video thumbnail: 16 for '16 - The Contenders Ronald Reagan's Emergence as "The Great Communicator"

16 for '16 - The Contenders

Ronald Reagan's Emergence as "The Great Communicator"

Reagan's speeches on the economy, shrinking government, and optimism won over voters.

Ronald Reagan's Emergence as "The Great Communicator"

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