Amanpour and Company

Jared Cohen on America's "Accidental Presidents"

Clip: 04/03/2019 | 13m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Jared Cohen is best known as a former advisor to Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton, and as the founder and CEO of Google’s thinktank Jig Saw, but his latest venture has taken some by surprise: a book on American political history. “Accidental Presidents” examines the eight men who have ascended to the highest office in the land without being elected after their predecessors died in office.

Aired: 04/03/19

Rating: NR

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