PBS NewsHour

How fear-based campaigning is affecting American voters

Clip: 10/19/2020 | 6m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

This year’s election is raising anxiety levels across the country. Why are so many Americans feeling stressed and fearful as the presidential campaigns enter their final sprint? We hear from some of them, and Lisa Desjardins reports on the conscious political strategy of scaring voters into a particular point of view.

Aired: 10/19/20

Rating: NR

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