Highlights from Bernie Sanders' 60 Minutes interview

The Democratic presidential hopeful spoke with Anderson Cooper about Donald Trump, Fidel Castro, universal childcare and a host of other topics. Here are some of the notable moments.

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Sanders calls Donald Trump a liar and explains democratic socialism

Sanders says "the president of the United States is a pathological liar," and points to President Trump's tax breaks to explain his political philosophy.

Bernie Sanders on democratic socialism 01:54

Sanders defends 1980s comments about Fidel Castro

Sanders tells Anderson Cooper, "He had a massive literacy program. Is that a bad thing? Even though Fidel Castro did it?"

Bernie Sanders on Fidel Castro 00:51

Sanders says his childhood shaped his political views

Sanders guardedly tells Cooper how his mom getting sick when he was a teenager informs his views on Medicare for All.

Bernie Sanders on his childhood 01:08

Sanders responds to Democratic opponents' criticisms

Sanders says charges by Democratic rivals Joe Biden and Amy Klobuchar that he hasn't accomplished anything in the Senate are, "dead wrong."

Sanders responds to Democratic opponents 01:04

How much will Sanders' plans cost?

Cooper asks Sanders how he'll pay for the ambitious new government programs he's proposed.

How much will Bernie Sanders’ plans cost? 00:51

Sanders proposes universal childcare plan

Sanders said he wants to provide free childcare and pre-kindergarten for all kids up to age four.

Bernie Sanders proposes universal childcare 01:01