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New biography explores the ‘underestimated’ Barbara Bush

Clip: 04/12/2019 | 7m 18s Video has closed captioning.

It has been nearly a year since the death of Barbara Bush. Now, Susan Page’s new biography of the former first lady, “The Matriarch,” reveals the heartache and happiness that shaped Bush’s life. Judy Woodruff sits down with Page to discuss Bush’s childhood, her conflicted feelings about the women’s movement, her “terrible relationship” with Nancy Reagan and more.

Aired: 04/12/19

Rating: NR

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