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'The Contenders' Discusses the Most Influential Presidential Campaigns of the Last 50 Years

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Citizens vote on Election Day at Fire Station #71 in Alhambra, Los Angeles County, on November 6, 2012 in California. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

As voters gape at the news of this year's presidential race, Forum talks with Carlos Watson, executive producer and host of PBS' eight-part series, "The Contenders." The series examines sixteen of the most influential campaigns for president. From flame-throwers like Howard Dean and Pat Buchanan to straight-talkers like John McCain and Shirley Chisholm, we'll discuss the also-rans who changed politics.

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The Contenders: 16 for '16 website (PBS.org)


Carlos Watson, creator and host, The Contenders: 16 for '16, a political documentary series airing on PBS this fall; CEO and co-founder, OZY Media