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United States

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We’ve had 45 presidents and each one represents a unique chapter in our country’s history. Those chapters are filled with triumphs and tragedies, successes and failures. Some of our presidents were brilliant and others were just plain bizarre. But they all have a story to tell and helped to shape the country we have today. In every episode of This American President, we will try to tell one of those stories. Find all of our episodes at thisamericanpresident.com and follow us on Twitter @ThisAmerPres.

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Episodes

Ep. 7 – Perspectives: Bob Knudsen on Photographing the President

8/15/2017
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In 1860, Abraham Lincoln was a little-known politician running for president. In February of that year, he was in New York City to deliver a speech at the Cooper Union building. Just before his remarks,...

Duration: 01:13:45


Ep. 6 – The Inscrutable Man Part II

7/19/2017
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In the first episode of this two-part series on FDR, we explored the man, his times, and the unusual circumstances surrounding the 1944 Democratic Convention. We discussed FDR’s legendary poker face, his deteriorating health, the...

Duration: 01:04:36


Ep. 5 – The Inscrutable Man Part I

6/27/2017
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If we were to do an episode on the entire life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, it would have to be at least a 12 hour series. Instead, we will focus on a short period of...

Duration: 01:16:29


Ep. 4 – Perspectives: Peggy Grande on President Reagan

6/6/2017
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Interview with Peggy Grande, former personal assistant to President Ronald Reagan.

Duration: 01:41:51


Ep. 3 – Fake News and Nasty Men

5/16/2017
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Historians have often noted that our Founding Fathers didn’t like democracy. Our second president, John Adams, once said, “Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There was never a democracy yet...

Duration: 01:22:28


Ep. 2 – Smile of the Demagogue

4/25/2017
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He came from humble beginnings. He was born in a log cabin and had virtually no education. Through hard work, he rose to become a successful businessman. He fell in love and was married for...

Duration: 02:25:29


Ep. 1 – The First American Action Hero

4/4/2017
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We all know that George Washington was our first president, that he “could not tell a lie,” and that he supposedly had wooden teeth (he didn’t). However, to us, he seems to be a distant...

Duration: 00:57:49