Bill Goes to Iowa: Tape 2

Camera original footage of Steve Forbes from the 1996 Iowa caucus.

00:00Copy video clip URL A conversation with a pianist who has played for Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford on their visits to Iowa.  He warms up with the band as volunteers get ready for a Steve Forbes campaign event.

7:00Copy video clip URL Forbes talks tax reform and Chinese population growth.

8:40Copy video clip URL A boy in the audience asks,”Will you try to stop all wars?”

10:50Copy video clip URL Forbes explains his plan to “bust up the IRS” and takes further questions from reporters while exiting.

14:10Copy video clip URL Forbes, flanked by members of the press, visits an Iowa McDonald’s.

17:25Copy video clip URL From off-screen: “What did you get for dinner, Mr. Forbes?” “Cheeseburger, milkshake, coffee.”

22:50Copy video clip URL A four-year-old boy named Tyler joins Forbes in his booth.

29:30Copy video clip URL Forbes approached by a woman for autographs.

36:10Copy video clip URL Forbes speaks to a crowd in Indianola, IA, calling for personal responsibility and tax reform.

42:30Copy video clip URL Cut-away showing staffers hanging campaign signs.

48:47Copy video clip URL Forbes on his proposed flat tax: “When Americans have more, they give more.”

51:40Copy video clip URL Forbes takes a question from the audience.

52:31Copy video clip URL First grade students from Windsor Elementary School carry American flags enter a Polk County Election Commission event. Two people dressed as Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head wait backstage carrying picket signs that say, “‘Head’ for the polls” as an official encourages Iowans to register to vote.

59:58Copy video clip URL End of tape.

 

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