The Interview

'John McCain was a symbol, an icon'

For many Americans, even those who sharply disagreed with his politics, the death of John McCain - a former Navy pilot and prisoner of war in Vietnam - marks the passing of an era, one in which politicians could work together across the partisan divide. Journalist Elaine S. Povich knew John McCain personally and wrote two books on him, "John McCain: American Maverick" and "John McCain: A Biography". She joins us from Washington to share her thoughts on the late senator’s complex legacy.