Millennials Overtake Boomers, But Not When It Comes To Presidential Candidates06:03
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At left: Donald Trump removes his hat to show that his hair is real during a political rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. (Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images) At right: Hillary Clinton speaks to guests gathered for a campaign event on the campus of Case Western Reserve University on August 27, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
At left: Donald Trump removes his hat to show that his hair is real during a political rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. (Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images) At right: Hillary Clinton speaks to guests gathered for a campaign event on the campus of Case Western Reserve University on August 27, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
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In a year where the number of millennials in the U.S. has overtaken the number of Baby Boomers, we’re now looking at an election with two nominees who are on the older side of the Baby Boomer generation.

Do they represent the views and needs of their generation, and can they appeal to younger generations?

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with University of Chicago political science professor William Howell about what it means to have two Boomer candidates.

Guest

William Howell, professor of political science at the University of Chicago. He tweets @ProfWillHowell.

This segment aired on July 14, 2016.

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