Amanpour and Company

David Gergen: “We Shouldn’t Be Ruled By Octogenarians"

Clip: 05/16/2022 | 17m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

The tortuous relationship between the United States and the Taliban has roots in the Reagan era, when the CIA funded Afghan guerilla fighters, the Mujahideen, to resist Soviet occupation. Former presidential adviser David Gergen's new book, "Hearts Touched With Fire," details leadership lessons from the past.

Aired: 05/16/22

Rating: NR

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