Governor Howard Dean

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photoHoward Dean's candidacy was a wild ride, filled with inspirational highs and more than a few moments of loss and regret. In the end, despite months of dizzyingly elevated poll numbers and fundraising totals around the country, Dean won only one primary in his home state of Vermont. Still, his impact on this year's election campaign has been profound.

Now the former Vermont governor is out with a new book, "You Have the Power: How to Take Back Our Country and Restore Democracy in America," and heading up a new effort to reinvigorate the grassroots base of the Democratic party.

Hear a discussion with Howard Dean on the war in Iraq, the future of the Democratic Party, and what John Kerry needs to do to win this November.


Howard Dean, former governor of Vermont (1991-2003), former Democratic presidential candidate, honorary chairman of Democracy for America

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst, senior editor at the Atlantic Monthly magazine.

This program aired on September 29, 2004.


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