THE CONTENDERS – 16 for 16
Goldwater/Reagan – The Conservatives

Air date: Tues., Oct. 11, 8:00 pm


This eight-part series reveals the humanity, the twists of fate and the surprising mistakes behind 16 of the most compelling and tumultuous presidential campaigns in modern history. Revisit the past 50 years of presidential election history to see how previous campaigns are still influencing politics in unexpected ways.


Goldwater/Reagan – The Conservatives
Follow the political career of Barry Goldwater, who lost his presidential bid in ’64, but whose conservatism sowed the seeds of Ronald Reagan’s entry into politics.


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