Hillary Clinton on making Hard Choices

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Hillary Clinton has spent much of her life in the public eye, first as the wife of a governor-turned-president of the United States, then building a political career of her own as a New York senator and then Secretary of State. She made a presidential run in 2008, eventually losing in the Democratic primary to Barack Obama. Now, everyone is asking if she wants to run for that job in the Oval Office again.

She doesn't answer that question in her new book, Hard Choices, but she does discuss many other tough calls she's made over the course of her career: from dealing with situations Iraq and Russia to contending with climate change. She sat down with CBC's Peter Mansbridge to discuss all this and more. You can watch the full conversation in the video player above.

The only thing she'll say about making a run for president? "The job is almost indescribably difficult," she said. And she would know.