[an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive]
American Experience The Presidents
From the Past to the Presidents

This site requires a JavaScript capable browser and version 8 or higher of the Adobe Flash Player.

  1. Ensure that your browser supports JavaScript and that it is enabled.

    If you would prefer not to use JavaScript, you can try accessing the Flash movie without JavaScript
  2. Install or upgrade to the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player.
  3. The videos in this Flash presentation cover the following people and topics: PBS AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is television's most-watched history documentary series.

    Through its Presidential biography series, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE offers a valuable, informative and entertaining look at Presidential leadership throughout the 20th century.

    • Presidential biographical films
    • watchable history lessons
    • television
    • the Internet
    • President
    • Richard Nixon
    • Ronald Reagan
    • Lyndon Baines Johnson
    • LBJ
    • George HW Bush
    • Franklin Delano Roosevelt
    • FDR
    • Jimmy Carter
    • Harry Truman
    • 2008 Presidential Election
    • 2008 Presidential Candidates
    • American History Teachers
    • Political History
    • Political Science
    • Presidential Leadership
    • Civic Engagement
    • Democrats
    • Republicans
    • Political Parties
    • Only with an understanding of our country's past can we as voters and concerned citizens make informed decisions about future leadership.
    • a day that will live in infamy
    • Acheson, Dean
    • African Americans
    • Agnew, Spiro
    • aid
    • Allen, Richard
    • Islamic Revolution
    • approval rating
    • arms race
    • Cabinet
    • resignation
    • astrology
    • atomic bomb
    • Baker, Howard
    • Battle, Lucius
    • Bernstein, Barton
    • Bessmertnykh, Alexander
    • Big Business
    • blue collar support
    • Bourne, Peter
    • break-in
    • Brezhnev, Leonid
    • bribe
    • Brinkley, Douglas
    • Broder, David S.
    • Brown & Root Construction Company
    • Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • build up to build down
    • Caddell, Pat
    • Camp David
    • campaign
    • financing
    • Canin, Stuart
    • Cannon, Lou
    • Carter, Amy
    • Carter, Billy
    • Carter, Rosalynn
    • Casey, William
    • cease-fire agreement
    • Chanler, Bronson
    • childhood
    • Churchill, Winston
    • CIA
    • Clifford, Clark
    • Coalition for a Democratic Majority
    • Cold War
    • Colorado River dam
    • Colson, Charles
    • Communism
    • confrontation
    • Connally, John
    • Contras
    • Convention
    • Cooke, Alistair
    • Cox, Archibald
    • D-Day
    • Dallek, Robert
    • Davis, Patti
    • Dean, Homer
    • Deaver, Michael
    • decision making
    • Democratic National Committee
    • Democratic Party
    • Deng Xiaoping
    • Department of Justice
    • Depression
    • Dobrynin, Anatoli
    • Donaldson, Sam
    • Donovan, Robert
    • Drew, Elizabeth
    • Dugger, Ronnie
    • Eastern Europe
    • economic crisis
    • Ehrlichman, John
    • Eizenstat, Stuart
    • election fraud
    • Ellsberg, Daniel
    • Elsey, George
    • enemies list
    • Farrell, John A.
    • Fields, Alonzo
    • fire bombing
    • fireside chats
    • Ford, Gerald
    • foreign policy
    • Free, Ann Cottrell
    • Gallagher, Hugh
    • Garment, Leonard
    • Germany surrenders
    • Ginsburg, David
    • Ginzberg, Eli
    • Glad, Betty
    • Godbold, E. Stanly
    • Goodwin, Doris Kearns
    • Gorbachev, Mikhail
    • Gould, Lewis
    • Great Britain
    • Great Communicator
    • Great Depression
    • Greece
    • Gurewitsch, Edna
    • Haldeman, H.R.
    • Hamby, Alonzo
    • handicap
    • Hechler, Ken
    • Height, Dorothy
    • Hertzberg, Hendrik
    • Hiroshima
    • Hoover, Herbert
    • human rights
    • inauguration
    • inflation
    • Iran
    • Iran-Contra crisis
    • Iranian Hostage Crisis
    • isolationism
    • Japan
    • Jaworski, Leon
    • Johnson, Lady Bird
    • judicial appointments
    • Kennedy, Ted
    • Khomeini, Ayatollah
    • Kissinger, Henry
    • Krogh, Eril Jr.
    • labor unions
    • LaFeber, Walter
    • Lance, Bert
    • landslide
    • Laney, James
    • LBJ
    • lend-lease
    • Leuchtenberg, William
    • Levittown, PA
    • Lifton, Robert
    • Lindbergh, Charles
    • Lipson, Milton
    • Los Alamos, New Mexico
    • Malaise
    • Matthews, Christopher
    • McCord, James
    • McCullough, David
    • Meese, Edwin
    • Meyer, Herb
    • military
    • Mondale, Walter
    • Morris, Edmund
    • Moscow
    • Muravchik, Joshua
    • music
    • Nagasaki
    • Nathan, Robert
    • National Recovery Administration
    • New Deal
    • New York Times
    • Nicaragua
    • Nixon, Tricia
    • Nofziger, Lyn
    • North, Oliver
    • NRA
    • Okinawa
    • Operation Desert I
    • Oval Office
    • Paris Peace talks
    • Pearl Harbor
    • Pentagon Papers
    • personal diplomacy
    • persuasiveness
    • Pickle, James
    • plumbers
    • Poindexter, John
    • political attacks
    • Pope John Paul II
    • post war
    • Potsdam Conference
    • Powell, Jody
    • press coverage
    • Price, Ray
    • privileged class
    • radio
    • railway workers strike
    • Reagan, Nancy
    • Reagan, Ron
    • Reagan, Ronald Prescott
    • Reagonomics
    • Recession
    • recovery
    • Regan, Don
    • Republican National Convention
    • resignation
    • Reuther, Victor
    • Richardson, Elliot
    • riots
    • Roberts, Chalmers
    • Roosevelt, Curtis
    • Roosevelt, Eleanor
    • Roosevelt, Franklin
    • Roosevelt, Sarah Delano
    • SALT II Arms Control Agreement
    • Sandinistas
    • Saturday Night Massacre
    • Shah of Iran
    • Shulman, Marshall
    • Silbert, Earl
    • Smith, E. Babe
    • Smith, Gaddis
    • Smith, Richard Norton
    • Soames, Lady Mary
    • Social Security
    • Solidarity
    • Soviet expansionism
    • Soviet Union
    • Spencer, Stuart K.
    • Stalin, Joseph
    • Summer Olympics
    • summit
    • superpower
    • Supreme Court
    • tape recordings
    • Tarasenko, Sergei
    • the only thing we have to fear is fear itself
    • Trohan, Walter
    • troop withdrawals
    • Truman Doctrine
    • Truman, Bess
    • Turkey
    • Ward, Geoffrey
    • Watergate
    • hearings
    • Weinberger, Caspar
    • Wilkins, Roger
    • Works Progress Administration
    • World War II
    • WPA

 
 
Share
  • Send to a Friend
  • Technorati
  • Stumble It!
  • Reddit
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Slashdot It!
  • Facebook
RSS Feed
Loading comments...

You must log in to submit a comment. If you don't have an account at American Experience, you will need to register to comment. It's fast and easy to do!

Post a Comment

(Limit 5000 Characters)
Poll

What experience do you think a president needs most?

Partners
  • VOTE411.org

    Election information you need, from the nonpartisan League of Women Voters.

  • Presidential Timeline

    Explore Presidential Libraries' collections from the National Archives.

More on the Presents

Related features from American Experience Online.

Online NewsHour Vote '08

Presidential election coverage from PBS' NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Major funding provided by the National
Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

NEH Corporation for Public Broadcasting


Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this Web site do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.