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New debate over Ronald Reagan's complicated legacy on race

Clip: 08/15/2019 | 7m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

Newly unearthed audio from a 1971 phone call between Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon is raising new questions about Reagan's views on race. What additional context does the new audio offer to historians, as they continue to assess Reagan's record and legacy? Lisa Desjardins reports.

Aired: 08/15/19

Rating: NR

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