The Political Beat: Chris Cillizza discusses new book that covers sports and politics

CHARLOTTE — Sports and politics are two passions that always find their way into the same conversations. The two topics are the focus of a new book written by journalist Chris Cillizza titled “Power Players.”

From Richard Nixon’s obsession’s with bowling to Ronald Reagan’s struggles to throw a first pitch, Cillizza covers a variety of stories about past presidents and how sports really shaped the presidency.

The Political Beat’s Joe Bruno spoke with Chris Cillizza about the book and the presidents it covers.

>> In the video at the top of this page, watch Bruno’s full interview with Chris Cillizza.

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