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top of the hour. 6:00 p.m. peern eastern. president hial hopefuls are focused on wisconsin. the primary is there in just two days. ted cruz will soon rally supporters in wisconsin. some republicans believe a business which is victory for cruz who is currently leading in the polls there could redefine this race on the republican side. the frontrunner donald trump tells the "washington post" that the united states is headed for a, quote, very massive recession. he says the u.s. is sitting on an economic bubble, a financial bubble. comments like that from the help frontrunner can rattle global markets. asia opens in just a few hours. despite the gloomy economic outliout l look, he says he could eliminate the $19 trillion debt this eight years. let's go out to a trump campaign event. is he doing more to explain the bleak views on the campaign
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trail today? >> reporter: the quick answer is no. he was at a local diner here today in milwaukee. he did do an interview with a local reporter and he talked about everything but the economy really. and was asked about everything but the economy. he talked about nukes, he talked about all 10r9s of different issues, be abortion issue. but the economy did not come up in this local business. what you are hearing from people, for his supporters, they look at this and they say he's just telling it like it is and his detractors are rolling their eyes this disbelief worried that his comments could negatively affect the comment by negatively affecting the market both global and here in the united states. this is the sort of brash thing that donald trump will do that his supporters cheer saying, look, this is a man that knows business and he's telling us what people on wall street won't tell us. and he even said himself to the "washington post," look, i know washington street people better than anybody. so the comments of course are
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divisive for those who support him and those who do not. but he certainly hasn't talked much about it yet. we will wait and see. he has a couple of hours until he speaks here. >> some in his party are responding to it. jake tapper asked the head of the rnc who he thought. all rig >> reporter: and he's saying i can fix all this in eight years which is a pretty tall order and here is it what the head of the r rnc basically said. >> certainly people are afraid and angry with a president that hasn't delivered. whether you're on main street or in milwaukee, which isconsin, p are not improved. so sometimes people say things they regret. but the truth is that people are
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concerned about the future and every candidate will communicate their message differently. >> reporter: if you think the comments had any negative impact on the number coming to see him, you'll be wrong. there is a very, very long line snaking around this high school here waiting to hear from donald trump. >> something we've seen throughout the election. sara sidner, thank you very much. so let's talk about the week that it has been. let's talk specifically about female voters. because some pundits say this has been donald trump's worth week. it depends certainly who you ask. there was the misdemeanor battery charge against his campaign manager, switching positions four times in a week and polls showing he's behind cruz in wisconsin. and look at this, 73% of voters republicans and democrats who are women have an unfavorable view of the frontrunner. if you look at just republican female voters, his unfavorable
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numbers have climbed from 29% to 39% in just a few months. here's what he had to say today on the trail about those female voters. >> do you regret anything that you've said over the past week with women voters? >> i'll tell you i've had -- i've been doing very well with women voters. >> how women are talked to and how they have been talked about has been central in this presidential election. whether its candidate's wives or the current frontrunner. with me know, tina brown. nice to have you with us. editor of news week, van tit da fair. your recent may goes on and on.
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let's start with your take on donald trump. >> when he talks about the big bib bubble about to hit, he's the only bubble. and he's exploding because he just does not have any regard for the other half of the human race namely women. right from the beginning he showed how terrified he is of smart women when he went postal on megyn kelly. he couldn't handle it that a woman who is it a very good looking woman, the kind that is used to fawning on him he feels simply didn't wish to play that game. so i don't see how this this guy can stancely having offended immigrants, having offended h immigrants, women, can win. >> the poll numbers don't reflect that. you have a very big week ahead of you. you're hosting the seventh annual woman in the world summit
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here in new york. i was part of it last year. it's a fascinating sort of coming together of women from all over the world truly. megyn kelly is one of those people who is speaking at the summit and we've known the back and forth between donald trump and donald trump's vitreal against her. when you look at for example his competitor, ted cruz, you'll remember that ted cruz tweeted in december that donald trump is terrific. he said sorry to disappoint, donald trump is terrific. this was after donald trump went after megyn kelly, after donald trump's comments about carly fiorina's face. do you think that ted cruz at all played somewhat of a role in the rise of trump? >> well, frankly, i think all of the people on that gop platform all year long have been extremely bad candidates for women. every one of them fall over themselves to say they wanted to
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defund planned parenthood. disregarding the fact that there are so many american women out there who need planned parenthood for their pap smears, their mammograms. they really don't seem to care about women, period. so ted cruz is a pretty regressive candidate when it comes to women. just that trump who is a huge cartoon that takes the oxygen out of the room, everybody looks almost normal. >> what about the women we've heard from so much whether in which is wednesday or new hampshire who say trump is my guy. this is my guy. he's finally saying, you know, what i want to hearsaying it like it is. i sat down if a long interview with evivanka trump his daughte who said my father would be amazing for women. what do you say to that? >> in business donald trump has been pretty fair to women. he has promoted women and they do work for him it seems willingly and happily and he has a terrific daughter in ivanka who is enormously attractive, well adjusted, smart, successful.
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all of those things. but the fact is that his comments are just so crude and misogynistic that it takes time to penetrate. i think a lot of people don't really focus for quite a long time. one thing that has been appealing to people is that he looks like he's certainly masquerades as a guy who can fix the status quo, change things and know about business and fix the economy and it's only when you start to drill down a bit to you understand in a so muthat s what he says is based on nonsense and women are beginning to tweak to that finally. it's just taken a remarkable time in a sense. but it is beginning to hurt his numbers now. >> how much is the world summit this we're going to focus on the world view of this political race? because that's something that i find fascinating. a few weeks ago i asked starbucks ceo howard schultz about that and he said fosh foreign leaders tell him they're flabbergasted at the race they're seeing.
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>> and we have brilliant women coming from places like iraq and india and they have such a lot of problems with human rights in these countries. they're used to looking at measure american and seeing that at a gold standard at the way women are treated. but now trump is making comments that get you repudiated at places like independent i cania. >> what about hillary clinton as the only -- i should ask you have you publicly supported anyone? >> no, i have an opinion about everything. >> so hillary clinton, when you look at sort of -- you've got this panel at the summit. focusing on the lasting impact 6 of anita hill. 5 ye 5 25 years ago, her testimony in
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front of the senate and hillary clinton and her prepares on the national stage. 25 years ago, h front of the senate and hillary clinton and her prepares on the national stage.25 years ago, he front of the senate and hillary clinton and her prepares on the national stage. what cdo you make of the fact that we could have the first female presidentprepares on the national stage. what do you make of the fact that we could have the first female president and how the media has looked at women in politics over the last 25 years? >> what is interesting is how hard it still is. if hillary clinton wins the presidency, there is no one who could say it was handed to her. she has shrugged oig it out. and women are held to the highest standard. the way they look, what they say, how they are. the fact is that we have in bernie sanders a 75-year-old totally disheveled by who honks in a hoarse voice and at the end of the day, if hillary did that stuff, she would be lambasted. >> i think sanders gets hit hard, too. >> but not as hard in my judgment. i like sanders, he has a lot of
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charm and what he says is actually spot on. but you just look at the style of the fwirt aguy and you just hillary would be be lambasted. so she never complains about it which is what i think is kind of good about her and cool about her. she's so tough that in terms of moving that she has a tens thatity for the job, no doubt that she does. why she wants it is a whole other question. >> tina brown, who takes new york, sanders, clinton? >> i say clinton. >> thank you. good luck with the summit. women in the world starting tomorrow. well, trump is on top. trk has ted cruz has a collapse to make ground. he's taking no chances in wisconsin with a new ad, but the target isn't the gop frontrunner. we'll explain. also this. >> we got off track and it was like the big explosion. and then a fire. then a window burst out and some people were cut up. >> one passenger said it felt
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welcome back. ted cruz is coming out swinging with a new attack ad in wisconsin leading up to the chris c critical primary on tuesday. for the first time he's taking aim at john kasich. >> i'm ted cruz and i approve this message. >> right before john kasich was governor, he collected $611,000 from a fortune 500 corporation. after cakasich became game
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governor, that same company received 619 grand in state tax breaks in job creation. but last year the company laid off 100 ohioans even as the ceo cut a half million check to kasich's super pac. john kasich's not for us. >> green bay has a pretty good darn football team said from a vikings fan. thank you for being with us. and when you look at cruz, i'm interested in his final case to voters at these rallies in the next 48 hours. what is it? >> reporter: poppy, ted cruz is all about playing up the importance of this moment of tuesday's wisconsin primary. but really trying to almost cast it as more important, a broader importance to the race at large. and he seemed to get a little reflective today on stage in greenville when he was up there with his faemily and talking about the race. here's a small part of what he had to say.
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>> hadn't been born. and we're all sorts of things a year ago someone had said you were going to see would have said, no, that will never happen. >> reporter: so cruz almost a little shocked at the state of the race and everything that has transpired. he later went on to say that tuesday is a decision point, telling the wisconsin voters that their decision will resonate going forward and that was a big message that he was saying that he really does see tuesday as a potential turning point going forward, not only in math in collecting all-important delegates, but certainly the momentum for his campaign. poppy. >> absolutely. thank you very much. we appreciate it. in green bay for us tonight. coming up next, how did an amtrak train slanl m into a bace sitting on tracks heading south from new york? i'll have a leave report from the scene where two people have died outside philadelphia nix. e. .
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many questions remain tonight after an amtrak train headed south from new york this morning slammed into a backhoe that was just sitting on the tracks right outside of philadelphia. two amtrak construction workers were killed in the crash. 35 of the 350 people on board were reported injured. sara ganim is live from the site
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in chester, pennsylvania. no one can seem to determine why this backhoe was on the tracks given that this was the route that all of these trains take south. any answers on that tonight? >> reporter: that's right, poppy. good evening. just a few minutes ago, the ntsb holding a press conference saying that they will be looking in to the communication issues because everyone wants to know why was this backhoe on tracks that were active tracks and a source close to the investigation has told cnn now that those two construction work ares who were killed, one in the backhoe, one near it, those were amtrak construction workers, so how was it that they didn't know an amtrak train was coming down the tracks and how did the train not know there was active construction going on in this area. as you mentioned, we're in between wilmington and chester stations. and you can see behind me the front of that engine pretty
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damaged, very advisably damaged by that collision by hitting that engine front car, also derailed from the tracks. cnn speaking to passengers, 341 of them, that were on that train. 35 of them injured. none of them with life threatening injuries, but still a very frightening experience. one of them telling cnn that he could tell leading up to the crash something was wrong. there was a cloud of dust that appeared outside of their window. felt like they were riding on gravel. and then coming to an almost sudden stop like you would in a car accident. another 15-year-old linten home oig homes talked about the exteaccident. >> it was just a bunch of dust. dust everywhere. and then the train conductors were running to the front. people were pretty bloody because it was an sxh explosion.
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we got off track and there was a fire and weapon tindows about y out. some people were cut up. >> reporter: this is a pretty busy stretch of amtrak rail lines. this was actually train number 89 en route from new york to savannah, georgia. but this stretches the northeast corridor and normally on a daily basis, more than 750,000 people ride the northeast corridor between boston and washington, d.c. now, every couple of minutes or so, you do see very slowly they are reintegrating service. they have been able to restore limited service and trains are passing through very slowly as the police continue as you can see behind me to investigate the scene. but no word yet on how this may impact the monday morning commute as so many people use this stretch of rail line. poppy. >> sara ganim live for us.
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every year pollsters ask americans to name the man and woman they had mire most. hillary clinton has been the most admired for the last 14 years in a row and 20 times overall. but that isn't necessarily mean most americans admire her because she wins with relatively small numbers in a crowd field. just 13% last time. and that's tell willing. our jonathan mann reports some americans argue she has alike ability problem.willing. our jonathan mann reports some americans argue she has alike ability problem.illing. our jonathan mann reports some americans argue she has alike ability problem.lling. our jonathan mann reports some americans argue she has alike ability problem.ing. our jonathan mann reports some americans argue she has alike ability problem.ing. our jonathan mann reports some americans argue she has alike ability problem. >> she doesn't seem very warm. >> she has a lot of baggage. she doesn't appear honest.
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people haven't liked her for years. >> juster personality which is not a fair thing to say because she's a woman and she comes off as kind of serious. you hear a lot on the news about her yelling. >> reporter: they are impressions that barely scratch the surface of hillary clinton's decades in public life. but they are deep seeded and for clinton, they are a problem. hillary clinton has been many things. a middle class girl from the north side of chicago, a yale scholar, the first lady of arkansas, and then the first lady of the united states. ♪ after a few mull chew us years if the white house, they would go on to serve as senator from new york. the only first lady to have hold the post.on to serve as senator york. the only first lady to have hold the post. and in 2007, she became a candidate for president herself. she has worn many hands and famously many pabt suits and she is judged for her clothes, her hair, her marriage, her integrity. and something much more basic,
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her likability. >> you're likeable enough. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: a cbs "new york times" poll found that 52% have an unfavorable view of her. donald trump disliked by only slightly more, 57%. there have been question, scandals, investigations about a land development deal known as whitewater, about the deadly attack in benghazi when she was secretary of state. about her decision to handle her government communications on a private e-mail server. what do all the episodes have in common? no wrong can doing was ever proven, but she was never able to wash away the stain of scandal. >> the problem isn't the substance, the problem is the style. the problem is is he the person you want to have -- >> reporter: and of course there was monica lewinsky, hr
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husband's relationship with an intern. bill clinton is still one of the most popular living american politicians, but the down side is the scandals. and to the extent mentions of monica lewinsky dredge of scandals -- >> reporter: and many americans are just uncomfortable as successful and fiercely ambitious as hillary clinton. years ago, she identified the problem. >> could i have stayed home and bhaked cookies. >> she has already com peetspet the presidential primary. and third secretary of state in the united states. so at this point, i don't think it's -- >> hillary! >> reporter: supporters insist kr chin to is still judged unfairly. >> this is a big test for the country and whether we can look past all of the cultural social and media by iases and look at e individual, their leadership
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traits and what they bring to the conversation. that is the big test that she will have to pass. >> reporter: compare her to some of the most important men in her life today. clinton is not credited with bernie sanders' honesty, donald trump's candor or her husband's magn magnetism. but she is doggedly working toward the democratic presidential nomination. and as she approaches the general election, she will at some point have to convince americans that she can be the first female president of the united states. whether they like her or not. jonathan mann, cnn. let's debate it. maria cardona and bill press with me. marie, a let me beg let me fin . you heard obama say she's likeable enough. what do you think this issue le. you heard obama say she's likeable enough. what do you think this issuelet. you heard obama say she's likeable enough. what do you think this issueme . you heard obama say she's likeable enough. what do you think this issuee l. you heard obama say she's likeable enough. what do you think this issue le.
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you heard obama say she's likeable enough. what do you think this issuelet. you heard obama say she's likeable enough. what do you think this issue she can't shake it? >> she has over two decades of literally having a national target on her back by right wing republicans. and it is real. it's not just perceived. there has been a whole media industry dedicated for bringing down hillary clinton. and for somebody who has been attacked so much so seasonally and so publicly, the fact that she's still here and still standing and winning the democratic primary right how by over 2.5 million votes, i think the likability issue is something that she can absolutely contend with in the general election by focusing on her ability to be commander in chief, on all of those qualities that people see in her because the fact that she has been so dogged. i think that will help her in the general election. >> it sounds like you're saying, and i want phil to respond, that she doesn't need to be quote/unquote as likeable because she is according to you the most qualified in your opinion. bill press to you, what did you
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say to that? >> first i want to say headline news here, right? i like hillary clinton. i find her very likeable. i know her well. i've spent a lot of time with her. she's a great person. and i think this is kind of a bogus issue. but i do have to agree with maria that this is the end result of decades. i wrote a book once called the obama hate machine. i could write another book calmed the hillary hate machine. they have been throwing garbage at her for years. and some of it is bound tofairl. and the third thing, judge a candidate -- i'm supporting bernie, but i'll gladly support hillary if she's the nominee. judge a candidate by where they want to take the country and what kind of a leader they would be. and beware of the person you would rather have a beer with. that's what we heard about george w. bush and look what we got. >> and by the way, it's not my
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opinion. it's the opinion of 2.5 million more votes that she's getting in the democratic primary. >> maderimarie, a bill, i can't believe you're agreeing on something. i'll leave it at the agreement. thank you both. we appreciate it. have a great week. ahead, a big contest in wednesday which is on tuesda wisconsin on tuesday. you can get all day coverage, we'll be right here on cnn. coming up next, a very important story. transgender people in north carolina say there is a new law that makes it legal to discriminate against them. >> everybody is the same. and we're all fighting for the same thing. we all just want to be accepted, we want to know that we owon't e discriminated against. >> a live report ahead.
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welcome back. the lgbt community and many businesses in north carolina are putting pressure on state lawmakers right now to reverse a new law, a law that prevents cities from passing their own lgbt ordinances. also a firestorm brewing right now in particular over a portion of the law which requires transgender people to use the restroom of the sex that is
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listed on their birth certificate. nick valencia has been reporting on this for week. he joins me now live from raleigh, north carolina. nick, look, there has been so much pressure on the state from folks around the country. but also from a lot of business leader. >> reporter: that's right. laundry list of blue chip companies have threatened to either boycott or pull business all together out of the state of north carolina. we decided to spend the day yesterday with a transgender person who lives her life every day as a woman in way taks thatr most to her. and now because of this new law she has to use a men's restroom and she's buttiputting her life danger. it's saturday in raleigh, north carolina and this is a midday drag show. a fundraiser for lgbt awareness. candace cox is the woman of the hour. >> the most important thing for me personally is that every time
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i close my eyes and i say a prayer and i ask my god as a person of faith how he feel, he doesn't seem to have a problem with it and my parents have no problem with it and their opinion matters to me. >> reporter: cox is transgender. she says she's one of the tens of thousands of transgender people in north carolina affected by the public facilities privacy and security act, a new state law that requires trance people to use the public restroom related to the gender to their birth certificate, not how they identify. >> this law affects us because it puts us in danger and it is open discrimination. it's no different than the jim crow laws that we had here in the south. >> reporter: at home, candace and her husband, adam daniel, say that now that she'll be required to use the men's room, they worry she'll be tisly assaulted or worse. >> i would say most of the attention is because the people
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do not understand what the bill actually does. >> reporter: statehouse republican pro temp one of the bill's sponsors. he says it's not about limiting the protections of the lgbt community, but rather not giving them special rights. >> we have lots of accommodations in the bill for those in special circumstances. but we're trying to protect the reasonable expectations of privacy of 99.9% of our citizens who think when they're going into a restroom or a changing room or a locker room that they will be private. >> reporter: 19 surgeries, two trips to thailand and more than $100,000 later, cox is post-op transgender. those her birth certificate says she's a man, she's what the trance community would say passable as a woman. but she says that doesn't make it any easier. >> we're all literally the same.
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and we're all fighting for the same thing. we all just want to be accepted, we want to know that we won't be discriminated against. >> reporter: and there is mounting pressure across the country for the state to repeal the law. the republican lawmakers are not budging. almost saying bring it on to those blue chip companies. it was just a couple hours ago the governor here tweeted we are grateful for the outpouring of support of the common sense bathroom privacy law in our state. poppy. >> nick valencia reporting live for us in raleigh. thank you so much. appreciate it. he's been on the story throughout. coming up, it is the washington elite versus a reckless outsider. we take a look at the lessons learned from a vicious smear campaign, we're talking andrew jackson versus john quincy adams.
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desperate low energy, liar and fraud, the 2016 candidates have hot been shy about throwing around insults. but that is a well worn tradition in u.s. politics dating as far back being a 1928
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race between andrew -- 1828 race, excuse piece, between andrew jackson and john quincy adams. that is the focus of a fascinating episode of the original series race for the white house. take look. >> they were calling the president of the united states a pimp. to him it showed how unfit jackson was to be president, that he would have hethese mongrels around him doing this kind of thing. >> adams' boys hit jackson in a most unexpected way, with a spelling bee. >> some adams newspaper uncovered jackson letters, pointing out that jackson had misspelled a number of fairly elementary words. misspelled words like government, congress with a k.
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it was of all the accusations perhaps the one in a john quincy adams held most closely to privately. >> something of an intellectual to lead the people. jackson's people said well, you know, george washington misspelled a lot of words. what difference does it make? adams has shown himself to be a man disconnected from the people. >> it was incredibly stupid. and the average person goes -- that's right, i got some imperfections and i know it and so does he and i'm voting for the guy just like me. >> tim naftal certain former director of the presidential library, author of the book "george h.w. bush" and a star in this series, thank you so much for being with me. so let's begin with this. i mean you just heard the clip talking about the character
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assaults and turning that into a winning strategy, that's really you know, sort of apropos to the discussion today, when you talk about the character assault on rachel jackson and then the fight we just saw. play out between donald trump and ted cruz. >> wherever somebody says this is the worst election we have ever had in the united states. you just have to look to the election of 1828. think of it, one of the major candidates was called a big ma t bigamist, and other one was called a pimp. and andrew jackson was called a war criminal for the things he had done in the war of 1812. the attacks on these men by each other and their teams, was vicious and mean-spirited and it wasn't just politics, because poor rachel jackson dies in december of 1828 after her husband wins in the november election. did she die of a broken heart? did she die because of the sland centre who knows, but she was
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depressed as a result of the constant attacks that in that era, took place in the newspapers. that campaign was the beginning of modern american politics. it's a sad thing to note that when american politics begins in the modern sense, it begins with smears. >> what i do think is fascinating is in this election, adams really wouldn't meet with voters. he didn't want to meet with voters. and then you saw jackson do the opposite. sort of on that. how much did that hurt him? >> it was the american tradition not to meet with voters what happened is that you'd be selected at a convention and other people would talk you up. sort of the concept of surrogates that we use now. but the candidate himself wasn't supposed to present himself to the public. so what jackson's people did, and, oh, we have to keep, we have to tell everybody that jackson is really, really angry. he loses the 1824 election. >> some people think he might use violence against adams. >> he wants to keep himself
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available and out there. his people say you know what take advantage of the anniversary of your great victory in new orleans in 1815. take advantage of that by taking a steamboat down the mississippi to new orleans for a major anniversary event. a commemorative event. and that steamboat trip was a campaign trip. when we talked about 1948, we are talking about the train that harry truman used. and this in a section was jackson's version of meeting the voters through a journey. but this was unprecedented in american history. a and? what's the lesson learned from 1828 in that election? today in this election? >> i hope that the lesson is not that smearing works.
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because after all, jackson, jackson's people smeared adams. jackson wasn't the only one smeared in the campaign. i think the lesson, to the extent a 19th century election can provide us a lesson. is that letting the voters see you, letting the voters benefit from your charisma is always helpful. >> that's playing out this year. >> adams, well, adams was, was part of that revolutionary tradition. he was the son of an american president. as far as he was concerned, it was beneath the office of the presidency to campaign. >> he sort of represented more of the washington elite and jackson represented the outside. >> the outsiders who wanted a chance at power. that was the argument jackson made in 1828 and it's an argument that we're seeing made by a number of people this time around. >> it's such a great episode. i loved every moment. the drama brought to life and tim naftal certain part of it. don't miss it tonight, the race for the white house, narrated by
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kevin spacey, 9:00 p.m. eastern pacific, we'll be right back.
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and finally tonight's number, it is appropriately about march madness and your brackets. one in 9.2 quintrillion, those
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are your staggering odds of having a perfect bracket for the march madness college basketball tournament. "u.s.a. today" krumplgi icrunch numbers. it's a 9 followed by 18 zeros. the odds are so low that the paper notes it's 500,000 times more than our national debt and you'd have a better chance of hitting four holes in one in a single round of golf than getting a perfect bracket. one thing you do not have to worry about? that's bracket competition from yours truly. the art of bracket-making has eluded me this year, resulting in a humbling 12-place finish among my cnn colleagues and let's pause for a moment and show you who filled out my bracket. that is right, our senior producer, peter kaplan. peter, let's do better next year, i think i will stick with my day job. thank you all for being with us, we've got a great line-up ahead on cnn, a triple header of the race for the white house. bush versus dukakis at 7:00 p.m.
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and at 8:00 p.m. truman versus dewey and at 9:00, an all-new episode, jackson versus adams and at 10:00 p.m., bill weir's series, "the wonder list." he takes us down the colorado river. so, you want to be the most powerful man in the world. how far are you prepared to go? will you turn friends into enemies? will you break your own rules? if you want to be the most powerful man in the world, do the ends ever justify the means? ladies and gentlemen, the

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