What Year Was It?

A look back in history, and George Stephanopoulos answers viewer questions.
3:00 | 08/05/12

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Three moments from this week yesterday what year was. The former Soviet Union becoming a capitalist country the Soviet Union collapsed in new regime the new leadership promises change improve. The first gulf war began. Goes the war campaign has fallen unfolding just about a three and expect the -- for the very nice surprise. We haven't -- Germany. Part -- burn it I packed my. For -- flat and Anita Hill challenged Clarence Thomas -- to unlock the senate committee can't film and we may never know. In nineteen. And now we honor our fellow Americans who serve and sacrifice. This week the Pentagon released the names of twelve soldiers and Marines killed in Afghanistan. And finally your voice this week today's question comes from Kellie harper Collins who asked. You know -- agree or disagree on politics to discuss debate -- avoid the subject. And how do you explain those negative ads to your children. Our house is mostly politics freeze on -- the campaigns -- given -- plenty of fodder for comedy. As for those negative -- New York is not a battleground state and my kids TV is most of the Disney Channel. But my nine year old Elliott did check out some of the debates and she decided she'd be an excellent moderator.

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