Doug Schoen, one of the most influential Democratic campaign consultants for over thirty years and notably a former chief advisor to President Bill Clinton sits down with ChangeUp Media’s Ben Weingarten for Encounter Books to discuss his new book “The Nixon Effect: How Richard Nixon’s Presidency Fundamentally Changed American Politics.” During the interview, Doug and Ben discuss a variety of topics including the fundamental lessons of Richard Nixon’s political life, how a centrist planted the seeds of polarized politics, Nixon’s shrewdness and the long-ranging impact of his domestic and foreign policies, the legacy of Watergate, parallels between Donald Trump and Richard Nixon, Doug’s insights on Hillary Clinton and the 2016 presidential campaign more broadly and much more.

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