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Bush sometimes had more support from Democrats as president

Clip: 12/01/2018 | 5m 9s Video has closed captioning.

While former Republican President George H. W. Bush has been characterized for his ability to create bridges across party lines, some of those compromises cost him support from his own party. Barbara Perry, a historian and professor at the University of Virginia, who wrote a book about Bush's tenure, spoke to Hari Sreenivasan about some of the lasting effects he had on U.S. politics.

Aired: 12/01/18

Rating: NR

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