Politics, Marriage and the Family

Gov. Bill Clinton spoke at a forum entitled, “Politics, Marriage and the Family,” at the Chautauqua Institution in… read more

Gov. Bill Clinton spoke at a forum entitled, “Politics, Marriage and the Family,” at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. He spoke on family issues facing the electorate in the 1992 elections, including family leave policies, education, and fair wage laws. He said the American people are doing the best they can to keep afloat amidst the rising costs of health care and education, but they are undereducated and too infrequently led toward meaningful solutions. Gov. Clinton also noted the U.S. is now the world’s largest jailer, with more prisoners than any other country in the world, and has the highest divorce rate and rate of child abuse. He spoke on investing in America’s children through legislative programs for aiding preschool through higher education. Gov. and Mrs. Clinton answered questions from the audience following the governor’s remarks. During questioning, Gov. Clinton declined to answer a question on his possible candidacy for the Democratic nomination for the presidency in 1992. close

People in this video

More People

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Politics, Marriage and the Family

410 Views
Program ID:
18710-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Chautauqua, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 1, 1991

Airing Details

  • Jul 01, 1991 | 3:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 1991 | 8:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 1991 | 12:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Politics, Marriage and the Family

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:44:00
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:44:00
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video