FRONTLINE

A Maverick Picks an Insurgent

Clip: Season 2018 Episode 7 | 11m 55s

McCain’s decision to pick Sarah Palin as his running mate would help usher in an anti-establishment and anti-elite politics of grievance that continues to reverberate in American politics today.

Aired: 03/27/18

Rating: NR

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