The Presidents

  • 2005
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

An eight-part chronicle of the American presidency, examining the legacy and defining moments of each president.

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From Politics to Power: The 10 Most & Least Effective Presidents Season 1, Episode 7 Paid

From their highest achievements to their historical insignificance, this episode journeys through the most and least influential Presidents of the United States.

From Politics to Power: The Business of Being President Season 1, Episode 6 Paid

Discover the most interesting facts of The White House and the history behind some of the 'perks' of being President.

From Politics to Power: The Commander-In-Chief Season 1, Episode 5 Paid

This episode concentrates on the power and responsibilities taken on by the Presidents who served as War-Time Commander.

From Politics to Power: Mr. Vice-President Season 1, Episode 4 Paid

Explore the most important and often forgotten men in the White House who were a breath away from becoming President.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt's Second Presidential Term
00:30 — After Franklin D. Roosevelt was reelected in one of the greatest landslides in American history, he had a surprisingly shaky second term.
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Last Presidential Term
01:54 — Franklin D. Roosevelt's capable handling of two major crises, the depression and WWII, earned him a legacy as one of the greatest U.S. multi-term pres (more…)
President Grant and an America Divided
03:37 — Let us have peace became the slogan of the Grant campaign speech yet, ironically did not portray Ulysses S. Grant's presidency. Post Civil War unrest (more…)

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  • Premiered: January 18, 2005
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: An eight-part chronicle of the American presidency, examining the legacy and defining moments of each president.

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