Role and History of Vice Presidential Candidates

Joel Goldstein talked about the role and the history of the vice presidency. Topics included the historical significances of the vice… read more

Joel Goldstein talked about the role and the history of the vice presidency. Topics included the historical significances of the vice president, Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate, the lack of national security credentials between Mitt Romney or Paul Ryan, and why presidential nominees seldom choose a member from the House of Representatives as a vice presidential candidate. Viewer questions were taken via telephone and electronic devices. 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2012

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  • Aug 12, 2012 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 12, 2012 | 8:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2012 | 3:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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