Jim Clyburn is a U.S. representative from South Carolina. His endorsement of Joe Biden is widely credited with propelling the candidate to victory in South Carolina’s 2020 presidential primary election.
The following interview was conducted by FRONTLINE’s Jim Gilmore on July 7, 2020 during our reporting for the “The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden” — FRONTLINE’s critically acclaimed election series featuring the interwoven, investigative biographies of both presidential candidates. It has been edited for clarity and length.
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