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American Experience | Clinton's Carson Appearance | PBS

Duration: 02:59
Program: American Experience #2403
Broadcast Date: Feb. 20, 2012

In 1988, Bill Clinton bungled the biggest speech of his young career during the Democratic National Convention.

Harry Thomason, Arkansas-born television and film producer and longtime friend of the Clintons, remembers the ill-received speech and his wife Linda's idea to have Clinton redeem himself by going on the Johnny Carson show.

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Post Date: February 1, 2012