PBS NewsHour

The overlooked history of women running for president

Clip: 04/12/2016 | 10m 5s

With Hillary Clinton as front-runner for the Democratic nomination, the possibility of a female president is closer than ever. But Clinton is far from the first woman to shoot for the Oval Office. In her new book, “The Highest Glass Ceiling,” author Ellen Fitzpatrick charts the history of female presidential candidates and the odds they battled. Judy Woodruff talks to Fitzpatrick to learn more.

Aired: 04/12/16

Rating: NR

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