Jim Lehrer remembers 'authentic' underdog Ross Perot
Clip: 07/09/2019 | 10m 57s
In the 1992 U.S. presidential election, Texas billionaire Ross Perot earned 19 percent of the popular vote, making him the most successful third-party candidate since Teddy Roosevelt in 1912. Perot died Tuesday at age 89 from leukemia. To remember him, Judy Woodruff talks to NewsHour co-founder Jim Lehrer about Perot's authenticity, passion for ideas and desire to use his own resources for good.
Aired: 07/09/19Video has closed captioning.
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