oprah winfrey, steve jobs come the author of dr. seuss. some argue that they were fueled by failure. that's the title of a new book by jeremy bloom. bloom has been a success. you were once an olympic level skier andy played pro-foot all for two nfl teams and yet you say you were fueled by failure? >> my biggest dream in sports was to win an olympic gold medal. my dad is the biggest olympic fan you could ever imagine and when i was 10 years old i was watching the olympics and he would be wiping the tears off his face when a u.s. athlete would win a gold medal. i wanted so badly to give him that feeling. john: and you were favored. >> i was the number one ranked skier in the world. i won more consecutive world cups than anybody in the history of the sport and one inch was the difference. one engine train of italy was the difference between realize that 23-year-old dream for me. that was my first experience with major failure. john: and then you tried football and said some collegiate records but the ncaa turned you down. >> the ncaa wouldn't
seuss was rejected by 27 publishers an old pro was fired from her first job they called her an unfit for television. [laughter] they all failed and tried again. where you can write the script of your own life in america. [applause] so when a pessimist like me says bearden some government regulation i hope you will ignore me to prove me wrong. that is the show for tonight from loss biggest and freedom fest. go live the american dream. [cheers and applause] that's it for us. merry christmas to you from new york and we'll see you in the new year. kennedy: a new poll shows hillary clinton has huge support from coast to coast. even democrats want her to disappear. will president-elect trump usher in a new living march or are this policies setting us up for a sugar crash. we have a list of the worst violators of the year. it's that time of year when people start compiling boring lists of momentous achievements.
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