PBS NewsHour

The high-wire act of being vice president

Clip: 07/02/2018 | 6m 3s Video has closed captioning.

Stereotypically deferential to the point of invisibility, the American vice president’s role is largely determined by the president -- the person, paradoxically, he or she might replace. Kate Andersen Brower, who explores that complicated relationship in history and in the current administration, joins Judy Woodruff for a closer look at her book "First in Line."

Aired: 07/02/18

Rating: NR

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