PBS NewsHour

Jim Lehrer remembers 'authentic' underdog Ross Perot

Clip: 07/09/2019 | 10m 57s | Video has closed captioning.

In the 1992 U.S. presidential election, Texas billionaire Ross Perot earned 19 percent of the popular vote, making him the most successful third-party candidate since Teddy Roosevelt in 1912. Perot died Tuesday at age 89 from leukemia. To remember him, Judy Woodruff talks to NewsHour co-founder Jim Lehrer about Perot's authenticity, passion for ideas and desire to use his own resources for good.

Aired: 07/09/19

Rating: NR

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