American Experience | The Presidents

Jul 29, 2016

Monday - Thursday, Aug. 15 - 18 on WKAR-HD 23.1 | American presidents hold the most powerful office on earth and occupy a unique place at the center of national and world events. 

 At once chief executive, head of state, commander-in-chief, and leader of a political party, the President of the United States is also a prominent cultural figure, and a bellwether of the society he governs.

American Experience features John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush on the following dates:

Monday, August 15 | 9PM | Jimmy Carter
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 16-17 | 9PM | Reagan
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.

Thursday, August 18 | 8PM | George H.W. Bush
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in WWII to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.

 

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