FRONTLINE

The Keating Five Scandal

Clip: Season 2018 Episode 7 | 6m 49s

Just two years into his career as a U.S. senator, McCain along with four other senators became embroiled in the Keating Five scandal. His chief political adviser from 1997 to 2007 said McCain knew the incident would be a “dark stain” on his career.

Aired: 03/27/18

Rating: NR

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