Ronald Reagan's PR Director 'Our Political System Is Basically Dysfunctional'

David Gergen, 70, media expert and communications director for former US President Ronald Reagan, fears that even a second term won't help current President Barack Obama overcome the deep divides in Washington. The next few years are going to be tough, he says.
Barack Obama has not been the president many had hoped for.

Barack Obama has not been the president many had hoped for.

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Interview conducted by Marc Hujer and Gregor Peter Schmitz