Friday, December 11, 2015
According to Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Will Bunch, the story behind Bernie Sanders political career is one of the most improbable journeys in the history of American politics. In his new e-book The Bern Identity: A Search for Bernie Sanders and the New American Dream he asks the question of how did Bernie Sanders make it out of the backwoods of Vermont – where he lived for a time in a ramshackle off-road “sugar shack” with no electricity, and where he never got more than 6 percent of the vote in a string of doomed, fringe far-left campaigns in the 1970s – to become a leading contender in the 2016 race for the White House? Will joins me today to talk all about the book and Sen. Sanders’ campaign.
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