September 15, 1989 Video Collection

Ron Paul on His 1988 Libertarian Party Presidential Run

Dr. Ron Paul has been a three-time candidate for President of the United States; as a Libertarian in 1988 and as a Republican in 2008 and 2012. He served for many years as the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 14th congressional district, and is widely known for his libertarian views and his criticism of the federal government’s foreign, domestic, and monetary policies.

In this video from a 1989 meeting of the Libertarian Party State Chairs, Dr. Paul shares experiences from his campaign in 1988. He talks about various challenges the campaign faced and expresses optimism for the future of libertarian ideas in the United States.