Cokie Roberts on the Significance of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

ABC News' Jonathan Karl interviews Cokie Roberts ahead of Hillary Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention.
3:50 | 07/29/16

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Jon Karl is down and a key at a couple of special guests and end it on media. All I've got. It really is special guest genitalia I've got a really special guest this one means a lot to me I got in Tokyo Roberts. Cokie Roberts and let me tell you when I think of political conventions. I think a national conventions I think if Cokie Roberts on the floor. I've seen you'll on the floor as the floor reporter. He adds. So. I've been asking you don't have to answer Obama ask you how many of these things to be vented his 22. To twenty yesterday I just absorb that her second. 28 Tim conventions. Incredible it right radical and this is the first one that will nominate a woman you've never gonna conventions nominate a woman. It my name and. That's good that counts for something so this Rick but tell me how us we'll get that history in a minute but. That's when stack up out of the you'll want stack up to the other conventions he bent him. Excitement. I just I'm excited. And now they're hearing and seeing them in their teachers. And then pitching there I'm there I'm message pretty much. And it seems like that the mere fact you had all these rowdy Bernie people here. Horse to the Hillary supporters to be more energized and more fired up they had to count on the good. I think that's right hand and sell you had a former president of ice sitting vice president of the current resident. And it's hard times and the bad speech at the convention the First Lady. Why can't star studded lineup coming in and courteous that the two best speakers in American politics right now are pulled they've Obama. Pop up I thought the president has died sentences and out about. Wax my jump shot right to pick up there was definitely that especially the referenced the bell like sorry I had. I got his big night rackspace Alabama was why I recently. OK I was just bashing here in the hallway back for a little while ago I rented a Michael the caucus of course the 1988. Democratic nominee pays walking around and nobody knows who he is I mean Canadian. Was the guy at this moment what's exit so. This waiting this moment is pleading. S highways treat. And Michael Dukakis allies face. And 1988. Hours Bill Clinton gave them clean out. Kind of missing analysts'. Now find out who's really on the thirty. Imagine slapped Landis a short speech and thought yeah. I just dying. Sleep now this and I'm. It all raises them. Doing it sounds. This happened. Tracked him down man. Was success. Send our court we. Cokie Roberts I have to say it's really. There to be on the stage early thank you very much we'll catch up with your letter thank you very much.

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