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16 for '16 - The Contenders | Episode | Goldwater and Reagan — The Conservatives

Sometimes a losing candidacy can alter the political landscape irrevocably. Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater’s visionary conservatism lost in 1964 but it would influence the Republican Party for half a century. Goldwater’s heir apparent, California governor Ronald Reagan’s own unsuccessful 1976 campaign helped to lay the groundwork for his presidency during the 1980s.

S1 E5 | 0:52:26 | AIRED: 10/11/2016 | EXPIRES: 10/12/2023 |
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