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Doris K. Goodwin Puts the 2020 DNC Into Historical Context

Clip: 08/21/2020 | 2m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

How does this year's DNC fit in with the history of party conventions past? Doris Kearns Goodwin is perhaps the nation's best known presidential historian. For decades she has studied the highest office in the land -- and at one time viewed it from up close, as a young aide to Lyndon Baines Johnson. She recently wrote the book "Leadership in Turbulent Times" and she joins Christiane from Boston.

Aired: 08/21/20

Rating: NR

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