Bob Dole, voormalige Amerikaanse senator en presidensiële genomineerde, in his own words - video

Bob Dole, die jarelange senator van Kansas wat die Republikeinse genomineerde vir president in 1996, is op die ouderdom van 98. Gebore in Russell, Kansas in 1923, Dole het in die Tweede Wêreldoorlog in die Amerikaanse infanterie gedien, suffering serious wounds in Italy and winning a medal for bravery.

In 1976 he was the Republican nominee for vice-president to Gerald Ford, in an election the sitting president lost to Jimmy Carter. Two decades later, bejaardes 73, Dole won the nomination to take on Bill Clinton, to whom he lost.

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