The Making of Clinton and Trump: Character in the 2016 Election

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The 2016 Democratic and Republican presidential candidates are the most unpopular candidates since modern polling began. Why is that the case? We revisit their personal histories and explore episodes in which their characters were forged. We look at key moments over the decades that helped cement their public reputations. And, we dive into aspects of their personalities that have turned into liabilities with voters: Clinton’s need for privacy, and Trump’s desire for public attention.