The Candidate: Debate Prep with Sam Popkin -- UCTV Prime Vote

9/18/2012; 4 minutes

Drawing on own experience as playing Ronald Reagan in mock debates with Jimmy Carter, UC San Diego political scientist Sam Popkin describes in chilling detail just how difficult it is to confront a sitting president with the nasty rhetoric from the campaign trail. Popkin is the author of the new book, "The Candidate: What it Takes to Win – and Hold – the White House." (#24194)

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