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Apr 1, 2016 8:00pm PDT
anything to do with damaging it. >> bad news for reagan, but worse for his loyal deputy george bush. iran-contra could kill his own presidential plans. >> news of the widening investigation comes as vice president george bush is trying to put some distance between himself and the arms deal. >> i remember him kind of coming back into his office in the west wing of the white house as though the wind had been knocked out of him. he knew that this would become a very large and evolving story, that he would have a very hard time separating himself from president reagan, and yet it really was not something of his making. >> in february 1987 investigators revealed the secret arms trade was being run from inside the white house. >> a few months ago i told the american people i did not trade arms for hostages. my heart and my best intentions still tell me that's true. but the facts and the evidence tell me it is not. as the tower board report -- >> reagan's address to the nation sticks a knife right through george bush's dreams. >> politically, he recognized could be devastating to his campa
CNN
Jul 24, 2016 9:00pm PDT
home after a victorious war. george bush is now the most popular president in modern history. >> and, it was something like the allegiance are coming back. i was honored by it. the inclusion of the war of 90%. it looks like the decision started successfully with the election. >> with 16 months of the election. his responsibility is to remain as president. you cannot give up your fourth year of president. >> bush's number one in the polls. he fears no democrats. >> most of the front runners looked at those numbers and decided i am going to keep my powder dry and wait four years. this is not a good year to run. but, one man is considering a run for president. bill clinton has won five terms as arkansas governor but he's still relatively unknown outside of his home state. with little political backing, he flies to california to see his lawyer. he sat at the airport at santa monica for a long, long time for a couple of hours and discussed it. he said wow, everybody is afraid of george bush. they don't want to run. he said pretty much i am going to do this. he ask me would i be involved a
CNN
Mar 25, 2016 9:00pm PDT
didn't have anything to do with damaging it. >> bad news for reagan, but worse for george bush. iran/contra could kill his presidential plans. >> he knew this would become a very large story, he would have a very hard time separating himself from president reagan, and it was not something of his making. >> in february of 1987, investigators revealed the secret arms trade was being done from within the white house. >> reagan's address sticks a knife through george bush's dreams. >> politicly, he recognized it could be devastating to his campaign. i think that was probably one of the low moments in the four years i was with him. >> this happened on my watch. let's start with the part that is the most controversial. >> like a lot of americans, i was apalled. iran/contra started me thinking, what's going on here? what are these people doing? and what is it doing to american democracy? that was really the first time i started thinking about maybe running for the presidency. prior to that time, i had never given it a second thought. >> michael dukakis, the son of immigrants and proud of it
CNN
Jul 16, 2016 6:00pm PDT
from the gulf war after evicting saddam hussein from kuwait. george h.w. bush is now the most popular president in modern history. >> went down on constitution avenue, when the army of desert storm marched up. and it was something like rome when the legions were coming back. i was so awed by it. >> at the conclusion of the war his approval rating was 90%. that was a halo effect from the war. it looked like maybe a good position to start a successful re-election. >> but with 16 months until the election, bush is reluctant to start the campaign engines. >> his first responsibility is to remain as president. you can't give up the fourth year of a presidency just because you have to run for president. >> bush is number one in the polls. he fears no democrat. >> most of the frontrunners looked at those numbers and decided i'm going to keep my powder dry and wait four years, this is not a good year to run. >> but one man is considering a run for president. bill clinton has won five terms as arkansas governor. but he is still relatively unknown outside his home state. with little political b
CNN
Apr 15, 2016 9:00pm PDT
and search for survivors. we worked to create jobs despite the disastrous policies of george w. bush across new york and we stood up time and time again against all kinds of vested powerful interests. i'm interesting for your support again in the primary on tuesday to continue that work together to take what we did in new york and to take those new york values to the white house and put them to work on behalf of all of our people, to knock down the barriers that stand in the way. you know, of course we have economic barriers. i've been fighting against those trying to even the odds most of my adult life, but we also have racial barriers, gender barriers, homophobic barriers, disability barriers, we have a lot of barriers is that stand in the way of people being treated as they should to have the chance to live up to their own god-given potential. so i'm asking for your support on tuesday. i'll work my heart out for you again and together we won't just make promises we can't keep, we'll deliver results that will improve the lives of people in new york and america. that's what we'll do
CNN
Apr 16, 2016 8:00pm PDT
ready to go. >> bill clinton has accused george bush of lying about his record. >> we had trackers, we knew what bush was doing, where he was going to be. >> mr. bush is in tennessee once again. grossly misrepresenting my record and positions. >> carville has circled the wagons around his candidate. >> with a month to go, bush knows he has to knock clinton out in the upcoming presidential debates. >> president bush was talking about debates, talking about his record, talking about what he had done, talking about issues. >> the two sides meet to hammer out a format for the debates. >> mickey kantor gets a call from clinton. he has an idea that plays to his strengths and highlights bush's weaknesses. >> he says look, why don't we try a town hall type debate. have people ask the questions. i said oh, they'll never agree to that, they'd be nuts. he said well just try it see what they'll do. and they said yes. and i nearly fell out of my chair. >> i thought oh my god, these people have no idea what they've gotten themselves into. they're going to walk into a town hall debate with bill c
CNN
Apr 16, 2016 7:00pm PDT
you. >> senator cruz, the last president who had a son was george bush sr. all the presidents after him have had daughters. is there a secret to raising daughters that will get you into the white house? >> look, it is a great question. i will tell you, raising daughters is a wonderful experience. it is so much fun. little girl are so much a joy. i remember -- so i'm glad caroline's eighth birthday party we're doing build-a-bear, because her sixth birthday party, i remember very well that she, she had a princess sleepover party. and she had 11 of her classmates come over and their favorite game at the sleepover party was attack the dad. and i will tell you, having 11 6-year-old girls dressed as disney princesses attacking you -- i mean, it's out of "lord of the flies," it is terrifying. and there are moments of humility that being the father of daughters instills in you, such as, you know, more than once, they have put every one of their hair ribbons all over daddy. we don't allow photographs of that. that is a rule. and indeed, just what, a couple of days ago, i was back for carolin
CNN
Mar 27, 2016 9:00pm PDT
about it. >> accompanying truman to philadelphia is his team of speech writers, including george elsie. >> all of us who were on the train with him worked with him. he would sit with all of us, and read aloud or talk aloud and ask for our suggestions. >> the only thing between truman and defeat is this one speech. >> we would not give him texts with long paragraphs and that sort of thing. they were more like a series of topic sentences with large spaces in between. >> we wanted truman to talk to the people in their own terms. not make a formal top-down speech. >> here we are, the presidential car coming right up now. president on this side waving to us. >> truman doesn't actually ascend to the podium to give a speech till nearly 2:00 a.m. in the morning. so people are tired. they're hot. >> everyone was sweating, everyone was wanting to get out of the damn place as soon as possible. >> and i can remember him striding up on the platform in that white suit. which was a little bit droopy at the time. >> it was a tough situation to get up and try to persuade a large audience to listen clos
CNN
Apr 3, 2016 6:00pm PDT
, 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 dos so he and i'm voting for the guy just like me. >> time for the voters to decide between the patriotic hero and the born leader. right under this tree. ♪ (man) some things are worth holding onto. they're hugging the tree. (man) that's why we got a subaru. or was it that tree? (man) the twenty-sixteen subaru outback. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. and we are theic plays) hbug chicks.ie and i'm jess. we are a nano-business. windows 10 really helps us get the word out about how awesome bugs are. kids learn to be brave and curious and all kids speak the language of bug. "hey cortana, find my katydid video" oh! this is so good. (laughs) if you're trying to teach a kid about a proboscis just sketch it on the screen. i don't have a touch screen on my mac, i'm jealous of that. (laughs) you put a big bug in a kids ha
CNN
Jul 16, 2016 10:00pm PDT
, 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. >> time for the voters to decide between the patriotic hero and the born leader. ♪ he has a sharp wit. a winning smile. and no chance of getting an athletic scholarship. and that is why you invest. the best returns aren't just measured in dollars. but can your multivitamin to be healthy. do more for your immune health? now one a day has the first multivitamin with probiotics to support the 70% of your immune system that's found in your digestive tract. new one a day with probiotics. your multi with more. everythyou were once...at now, pretty bad at. it's the same for credit. even if you're not good at it now, that's okay. because credit isn't just a score. it's a skill. experian. be better at credit. so we know how to cover almost almoanything.hing, even a ro
CNN
Apr 15, 2016 11:00pm PDT
later, george h.w. bush thunders home with almost 80% of the electoral college votes. >> the people have spoken. and with -- [ cheers and applause ] >> there's no question that the attacks hurt, and my failure to anticipate them and be ready for them from the beginning was a huge mistake on my part. >> i, george herbert walker bush, do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states. >> my father went back to work the next morning. he walked to the subway, went back to the statehouse to go do his job. and that was unsurprising to most of us. >> congratulations. >> thank you. ♪ >> lee atwater used to say -- and he was right about this -- that there's a little boat, and on this little boat are the people the american people can imagine being president. they are the kind of people who have the stature or experience. george bush was in the boat. dukakis never made it in. >>> for eight years you've been a heartbeat away from the oval office. a loyal vice president. >> we shall win. >> biding your time, waiting your turn. you know the path to p
CNN
Mar 18, 2016 7:00pm PDT
brought in bill casey to run his campaign, brought in george bush as his vice president. trump would need to do something like that but definitely ted cruz is going to reach out. i think you're going to see a change in the cruz campaign. this is a very, very clever politician. i think he could win -- he could win over latino voters. i think he's going to moderate on immigration. >> chris, you have been saying there are enough country club republicans that will get -- >> kasich people are saying that. >> the kasich people are saying that. but those aren't the folks that are showing up at these rallies, these thousands of people showing up aren't country club republicans. those probably aren't the people that have gotten donald trump's 683 delegates so far. are you with me, bob beckel? >> i'm with you. i just want to know if there was another commercial break. i was waiting. >> all right, forget beckel. you're done. when you get your chance, go on. >> what did you ask me? >> i said are enough country club republicans, those aren't the folks who are going to vote for donald trump and wh
CNN
Apr 3, 2016 9:00pm PDT
to be 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 dos so he and i'm voting for the guy just like me. >> time for the voters to decide between the patriotic hero and the born leader. dy? can you pick me up at 6:30? ah... (boy) i'm here! i'm here! (cop) too late. i was gone for five minutes! ugh! move it. you're killing me. you know what, dad? i'm good. (dad) it may be quite a while before he's ready, but our subaru legacy will be waiting for him. (vo) the longest-lasting midsize sedan in its class. the twenty-sixteen subaru legacy. it's not just a sedan. it's a subaru. and to connect us with thes twonderment of nature. with the tiger image, the saliva coming off and you got this turning. that's why i need this kind of resolution and computing power. being able to use a pen like this on t
CNN
Apr 15, 2016 8:00pm PDT
, abbas, george mitchell and me. three long meetings. and i was absolutely focused on what was fair and right for the palestinians. i was absolutely focused on what we needed to do to make sure that the palestinian people had the right to self-government. and i believe that as president i will be able to continue to make progress and get an agreement that will be fair both to the israelis and the palestinians without ever, ever undermining israel's security. >> a final word, senator. >> there comes a time -- there comes a time when if we pursue justice and peace, we are going to have to say that netanyahu is not right all of the time. >> well -- >> secretary. >> you know, i have spoken about and written at some length the very candid conversations i've had with him and other israeli leaders. nobody is saying that any individual leader is always right, but it is a difficult position. if you are from whatever perspective trying to seek peace, trying to create the conditions for peace when there is a terrorist group embedded in gaza that does not want to see you exist. that is a very d
CNN
Apr 15, 2016 10:00pm PDT
. don't worry about it. >> good morning. george bush, bill clinton, ross perot. americans go to the polls and select a president today. election day. november 3rd, 1992. >> oh, boy. nervous. as anyone would be in that situation. everyone was. >> there are a number of very close races in the south. indeed we expect a great deal of drama in this region throughout the evening. >> i was scared. thinking the difference in my life between us winning and losing. >> most of the polls are now closed in north dakota and in the senate race there. >> we were in houston, which was where president bush liked to celebrate election nights. >> let's look at the national numbers now so far. >> they had us wait way down, like 15 points down. >> electoral map is look lopsided in favor of bill clinton. >> and the afternoon wave wasn't much better. had us like 12 points down. >> the democratic presidential nominee's swept the east including the big electoral prizes of new york and pennsylvania. that brings his electoral vote total to 265. that's but five away from the magic number and 64 for george bush.
CNN
Apr 3, 2016 5:00pm PDT
people who have the stature or experience. george bush is in the boat. dukakis never made it in. >>> you are the president nobody wanted. in office by default. now you're the candidate no body believes in. in a race you're expected to lose. do you have the guts? the political cunning? the sheer determination to prove your enemies wrong? ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> the hearse bearing the body of franklin delano roosevelt rolls past on his last journey to the nation's capitol. >> april 20th, 1945, president franklin d. roosevelt is dead. for millions of americans, it's like losing a father. >> oh, fdr had been our leader for so long. he was such an effective leader. that it was a terrible blow to the country at large. >> 11-car presidential train departs from the warm springs railroad station. sorrowing throngs line the tracks. >> those of us close to him in the white house could not conceive of the country without him. >> a flag-draped coffin carried on a black caisson. drawn by white horses begins the mournful trip to the white house. >> in washington, there were half a million people in th
CNN
Apr 16, 2016 11:00pm PDT
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 showed himself to be a man disconnected from the people. >> it was incredibly stupid, he said that is right, i have imperfections, so does he, and i'm voting for a guy just like me. >> time for the voters to decide between the patriotic hero and the born leader. (laughing) there's nothing like making their day. except making sure their tomorrow is taken care of too. financial guidance while you're mastering life. from chase. so you can. duracell quantum lasts longer while you're mastering life. so kevin jorgeson can power through the night. sfx: duracell slamtones wopen up a lot of dawn. tough on grease...yet gentle. dawn helps open... something even bigger. go to facebook.com, dawn saves wildlife. >>> the 1828 presidential election. voting is under way. john quincy adams takes his morning dip in the potomac. he is not feeling confident. >> adams himself became increasingly convinced that he was going to lose. he was ap
CNN
Apr 16, 2016 6:00pm PDT
both working on the george w. bush campaign. we were down in austin. our first date was just three days later, on january 5th. and we were in cubicles about 30 feet from each other. about 9:30 at night i sauntered over to her cubicle trying to pretend i was cool and said, you know, hey, have you had dinner yet? it was a campaign so at 9:30 at night, neither of us had had dinner. we went to a restaurant called the bitter end. just a couple of blocks from the campaign. we had a dinner that lasted three or four hours. we shut the restaurant down. and it was a wonderful dinner. it was a dinner that we talked the whole time, and it was -- i got to say with us it was love at first sight. i mean, it really was. i remember at that dinner i asked her, i said, tell me the history of your family starting with the birth of your grandparents. and it was just -- both of us had been coming out of -- we had both had pretty serious long-term relationships. she'd had a serious boyfriend. i'd had a serious girlfriend. we'd both broken up just a couple of months earlier. we were both in our late 20s,
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