16 for '16 - The Contenders

The Ferraro-Bush Vice Presidential Debate

Clip: Episode 7 | 2m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

Walter Mondale, Lynn Sherr, and Maria Cardona discuss George H.W. Bush’s condescending behavior towards Geraldine Ferraro during the vice presidential debate in 1984. Bush questioned her knowledge of foreign policy, and Ferraro called him out on his patronizing behavior. The discussion revolves around Bush’s inability to take a female opponent seriously.

Aired: 10/25/16

Rating: TV-PG

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