American Experience - The Presidents Collection

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This collection of 20th century presidential biographies from the acclaimed American Experience President's Collection includes Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909), Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921), FDR (1933-1945), Truman (1945-1953), Kennedys (1961- 1963), LBJ (1963-1969), Nixon (1969-1974), Carter (1977-1981), Reagan (1981-1989) and George H.W. Bush (1989-1993).
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This collection of 20th century presidential biographies from the acclaimed American Experience President's Collection includes Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909), Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921), FDR (1933-1945), Truman (1945-1953), Kennedys (1961- 1963), LBJ (1963-1969), Nixon (1969-1974), Carter (1977-1981), Reagan (1981-1989) and George H.W. Bush (1989-1993).
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/26/2008
  • UPC: 841887052412
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 35:00:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Presidents Collection: Theodore Roosevelt
1. Introduction [3:30]
2. Part One: The Long Campaign [19:08]
3. Politics and Tragedy [18:34]
4. Civil and Military Service [17:59]
1. Part Two: The Bully Pulpit [16:50]
2. The Panama Canal [16:28]
3. First Family and Reelection [9:31]
4. Credits [2:47]
1. Introduction [1:19]
2. Part Three: The Good Fight [1:45]
3. Conservation [12:19]
4. Peace and Marriage [11:33]
5. Ending the Presidency [15:58]
1. Part Four: Black Care [23:44]
2. Elections and Exploration [15:44]
3. World War I [14:33]
4. Death of a Lion [7:23]
5. Credits [2:47]
Disc #2 -- Presidents Collection: Woodrow Wilson: A Passionate Man
2. Early Years [:36]
7. Love & Career [1:18]
11. Tragedy [:20]
15. Princeton [:27]
19. Politics [:51]
23. 1912 Election [1:10]
30. First Family [1:53]
37. World Stage [1:09]
40. End Credits [:46]
Disc #3 -- Presidents Collection: Woodrow Wilson: The Redemption of the World
2. Neutrality [2:21]
6. Re-Election [2:27]
10. War [:25]
15. Casualties [2:00]
20. Backlash [:18]
24. Peace [2:19]
31. The League [5:28]
35. Final Battle [2:48]
40. End Credits [1:55]
Disc #4 -- Presidents Collection: FDR - Disc One
1. American Experience Open [1:19]
2. Introduction [5:07]
3. Part One: The Center of the World [11:42]
4. E Is an Angel [13:16]
5. A Secret Ambition [12:31]
6. The Discovery [10:23]
1. Part Two: Fear Itself [9:29]
2. The Laroooco [10:54]
3. Rebirth [10:51]
4. The Return [13:44]
5. Mr. President [7:59]
Disc #5 -- Presidents Collection: FDR - Disc Two
1. American Experience Open [1:20]
2. Introduction [1:40]
3. Part Three the Grandest Job in the World [8:33]
4. First Days in Office [31:24]
5. Re-Elected [25:04]
1. Part Four the Juggler [15:30]
2. The Incident [13:36]
3. Operation Torch [19:33]
4. No One to Love [10:49]
5. Springtime in Georgia [11:33]
Disc #6 -- Presidents Collection: Truman - Disc One
2. Introduction [15:23]
3. A New Life [10:14]
4. Opportunities [10:23]
5. War and Peace [22:41]
6. Senator Truman [15:50]
7. Raod to the White House [13:02]
8. A New President [14:13]
9. End of the War [14:13]
10. The Bomb [21:04]
11. Credits [2:18]
Disc #7 -- Presidents Collection: Truman - Disc Two
2. Introduction [2:37]
3. Crisis at Home [15:51]
4. Seeds of the Cold War [15:55]
5. New Policies [11:23]
6. Truman Defeats Dewey [20:39]
7. The Korean War [23:01]
8. Truman vs. MacArthur [11:18]
9. Citizen Truman [9:06]
10. Credits [2:17]
Disc #8 -- Presidents Collection: The Kennedys - Disc One
2. Introduction [3:11]
3. Part One: The Father [10:21]
4. I'm for Roosevelt [9:44]
5. The Ambassador [10:06]
6. Tell My Dad I Love Him Very Much [7:19]
7. The Second Son [11:51]
8. The Senator [5:55]
9. A National Figure [7:25]
10. He Cannot Say No [4:46]
11. High Hopes [13:41]
12. The Magic Touch [14:45]
13. A Very Mean Year [3:26]
14. Dynasty [4:41]
15. Credits [2:20]
Disc #9 -- Presidents Collection: The Kennedys - Disc Two
2. Introduction [1:20]
3. Part Two: The Sons [4:27]
4. Making Their Own Rules [3:14]
5. Private Lives [4:49]
6. We Are All Mortal [7:44]
7. As Old As the Scriptures [16:21]
8. In Love With Night [11:30]
9. The Carpetbagger [6:22]
10. The Heir [8:17]
11. The Shadow Government [5:38]
12. On to Chicago [17:08]
13. The Ninth Child [20:54]
14. Credits [2:21]
Disc #10 -- Presidents Collection: LBJ
1. Introduction [3:05]
2. Part One: Beautiful Texas [7:52]
3. To Washington [11:06]
4. Defeat [12:24]
5. The Senate [8:55]
6. Return to Washington [15:44]
7. Part Two: My Fellow Americans [14:19]
8. An Historic Bill [16:51]
9. Leaving the Shadow [21:51]
1. Introduction [1:55]
2. Part Three: We Shall Overcome [8:54]
3. President of All America [17:39]
4. Offensive [22:30]
5. Times of Stress [10:10]
6. Part Four: The Last Believer [20:11]
7. The Tet Offensive [10:09]
8. Unstable [14:12]
9. The Last Speech [6:05]
Disc #11 -- Presidents Collection: Nixon
1. Introduction [5:25]
2. The Quest [7:22]
3. The Important Thing Is to Win [5:57]
4. The Concealed Enemy [6:47]
5. The Pink Lady [3:53]
6. A Nixon Republican [14:14]
7. The Bronze Warrior [8:59]
8. Oblivion [2:55]
1. Triumph [15:20]
2. Peachemaker [6:48]
3. Mr. Nixon's War [18:08]
4. Enemies [6:40]
5. To the Summit [7:50]
6. Breaking News [3:03]
1. The Fall [9:36]
2. Secrets Unraveled [11:35]
3. I Am Not a Crook [17:20]
4. The Last Campaign [15:14]
5. Credits [2:20]
Disc #12 -- Presidents Collection: Jimmy Carter
2. Introduction [4:29]
3. Part One: Jimmy Who? [7:34]
4. Married Life [4:30]
5. A Political Career [15:22]
7. Georgia Governor [11:14]
6. National Politics [12:02]
8. Winning the White House [10:10]
9. Washington Outsider [15:01]
10. Credits [2:23]
2. Introduction [3:45]
3. Part Two: Hostage [6:52]
4. The Camp David Accords [17:59]
5. Economic Crisis at Home [13:29]
6. Foreign Affairs [12:36]
7. Defeated by Reagan [7:27]
8. The Peacemaker [13:11]
9. Credits [2:23]
Disc #13 -- Presidents Collection: Reagan - Lifeguard
2. Introduction [4:26]
3. Part 1: Lifeguard [11:30]
4. Eureka [7:46]
5. Communists in Hollywood [10:37]
6. The G.E. Circuit [7:56]
7. Governor [17:49]
8. Running for President [8:53]
2. The Assassination Attempt [15:50]
3. Collapse of a Dream [6:21]
4. Credits [2:15]
Disc #14 -- Presidents Collection: Reagan - An American Crusade
2. Introduction [2:31]
3. Part Two: An American Crusade [11:53]
4. The Nuclear Movement [21:42]
5. A Controversial Speech [19:59]
6. Re-Elected [11:56]
7. The Geneva Summit [11:05]
1. Liberty Weekend [16:09]
2. Arms for Hostages [14:22]
3. A New Chief of Staff [12:05]
4. Tear Down This Wall [10:32]
5. Happy Birthday [6:41]
6. Credits [2:15]
Disc #15 -- Presidents Collection: George H.W. Bush
2. Introduction [4:10]
3. Combat Pilot [9:32]
4. West Texas [6:43]
5. A New Republican Party [8:43]
6. Goldwater Republican [11:30]
7. The Personal Touch [8:18]
8. Keeping the Repubican Faith [6:28]
9. A Race Horse Under Wraps [11:05]
10. Vice President [9:18]
11. The 1988 Campaign [8:16]
12. A Kinder, Gentler Leader [19:01]
13. A New World Order [4:21]
14. Credits [2:31]
2. Introduction [2:54]
3. In the Face of Aggression [7:26]
4. Challenging Totalitarianism [8:18]
5. The Tax Increase [9:33]
6. Desert Storm [9:08]
7. The Perfect Storm [13:00]
8. Not Conservative Enough [9:29]
9. It's the Economy [10:47]
10. Ceiling and Visibility Unlimited [7:02]
11. Credits [2:32]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Presidents Collection: Theodore Roosevelt
   Play Parts 1 & 2
   Play Parts 3 & 4
   Scene Selections
      Parts 1 & 2
      Parts 3 & 4
   PBS Online
   American Experience
Disc #2 -- Presidents Collection: Woodrow Wilson: A Passionate Man
   Play Movie
   Chapters
   Play Enhanced Movie
   Special Features
      Enhancement Catalog
         Mini-Docs
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            The Pullman Strike
            W.E.B. Du Bois and The Crisis
            Debs Runs for President
            Wilson and the Black Vote
            Suffrage: Banners and Parades
            Suffrage: Silent Sentinels
            The Zimmermann Telegram
            Debs and the Espionage Act
            The Inquiry
            African Americans: In the Trenches
            Suffrage and the War
            NAACP vs. The Clansman
            African Americans: Returning Home
            Suffrage: Final Victory
            Debs Released From Prison
         Profiles
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            Carrie Chapman Catt
            Ray Stannard Baker
            Alice Paul
            Henry Cabot Lodge
            Colonel Edward House
            David Lloyd George
            Georges Clemenceau
         Filmmakers
            Play All
            Projector Sequence
            Why a Film About Wilson?
            Ellen's Painting Sequences
            Making Wilson Come to Life
            A Passionate Wilson
            Recreating History
            Structuring the Film
            Presidential Limo
            Filming On Location
            Wilson's Health
            Ending the Film
         Chapters
            Early Years
               Filmmaker: Projector Sequence
               Scholar: Post-Civil War America
               Filmmaker: Why a Film About Wilson?
               Scholar: Wilson's Learning Disability
            Love
               Filmmaker: Ellen's Painting Sequences
               Scholar: The Worker's Plight
               Mini-Doc: The Pullman Strike
            Tragedy
               Scholar: Progressivism
               Filmmaker: Making Wilson Come to Life
               Scholar: Wilson's Hypertension
            Princeton
               Profile: Carrie Chapman Catt
               Scholar: Princeton Reforms
               Mini-Doc: W.E.B. Du Bois and The Crisis
            Politics
               Profile: Ray Stannard Baker
               Filmmaker: A Passionate Wilson
               Profile: Alice Paul
            Election
               Scholar: Flawed Champ Clark
               Mini-Doc: Debs Runs for President
               Scholar: Wilson's "Make On the Make"
               Mini-Doc: Wilson and the Black Vote
               Scholar: Last Progressive Standing
               Filmmaker: Recreating History
            Family
               Scholar: Wilson's Working Habits
               Scholar: Tariffs Reduced
               Mini-Doc: Suffrage - Banners & Parades
               Scholar: Federal Reserve
               Scholar: Income Tax
               Scholar: "Whitening" of Federal Bureaucracy
               Scholar: Effects of Segregation
            World
               Scholar: A Nation of Immigrants
               Filmmaker: Structuring the Film
      The Legacy of Woodrow Wilson
         Ira Katznelson: Historian
         David M. Kennedy: Historian
         John M. Mulder: Historian
         John Morton Blum: Historian
         Jay Winter: Historian
         Walter LeFeber: Historian
         Victoria Bissell Brown: Historian
      Gallery: Jacob Riis - Exposing Poverty
         Mulberry Bend
         Police Station Lodgers
         Black-and-Tan Dive Broome Street
         Street Arabs in Sleeping Quarters
         Five Cents a Spot
         Poster Art of World War I
      Gallery: Poster Art of World War I
         Beat Back the Hun: By Fred Strothman
         Remember Belgium: By Ellsworth Young
         Can Vegetables, Fruit and the Kaiser Too: By J. Paul Verrees
         The Greatest Mother in the World: by Alonzo Earl Foringer
         I Want You: By James Montgomery Flagg
         Your Country Needs You: By Alfred Leete
   About the DVD
      More On the Web
      About American Experience
      DVD Production Credits
   How to Use This DVD
      Basic Navigation
      Enhanced Movie
Disc #3 -- Presidents Collection: Woodrow Wilson: The Redemption of the World
   Play Movie
   Chapters
   Play Enhanced Movie
   Special Features
      Enhancement Catalog
         Mini-Docs
            Play All
            The Pullman Strike
            W.E.B. Du Bois and The Crisis
            Debs Runs for President
            Wilson and the Black Vote
            Suffrage: Banners and Parades
            Suffrage: Silent Sentinels
            The Zimmermann Telegram
            Debs and the Espionage Act
            The Inquiry
            African Americans: In the Trenches
            Suffrage and the War
            NAACP vs. The Clansman
            African Americans: Returning Home
            Suffrage: Final Victory
            Debs Released From Prison
         Profiles
            Play All
            Carrie Chapman Catt
            Ray Stannard Baker
            Alice Paul
            Henry Cabot Lodge
            Colonel Edward House
            David Lloyd George
            Georges Clemenceau
         Filmmakers
            Play All
            Projector Sequence
            Why a Film About Wilson?
            Ellen's Painting Sequences
            Making Wilson Come to Life
            A Passionate Wilson
            Recreating History
            Structuring the Film
            Presidential Limo
            Filming On Location
            Wilson's Health
            Ending the Film
         Chapters
            Neutrality
               Scholar: The Cost of War
               Filmmaker: Presidential Limo
               Profile: Henry Cabot Lodge
            Election
               Filmmaker: Filming On Location
               Scholar: Laughter in the White House
               Mini-Doc: Suffrage - Silent Sentinels
               Scholar: U.S. Peace Movement
            War
               Mini-Doc: The Zimmermann Telegram
               Scholar: Not Everyone Voted for War
               Mini-Doc: Debs and the Espionage Act
               Scholar: U.S. Unprepared for War
            Casualties
               Profile: Colonel Edward House
               Mini-Doc: The Inquiry
               Scholar: The Fourteen Points
               Filmmaker: Wilson's Health
            Backlash
               Mini-Doc: African Americans - In the Trenches
               Mini-Doc: Suffrage and the War
               Mini-Doc: NAACP vs. The Clansman
            Peace
               Profile: Ray Stannard Baker
               Scholar: Peace Agenda
               Profile: David Lloyd George
               Scholar: Christ & the Money Changers
               Profile: Georges Clemenceau
               Scholar: Looming Soviet Threat
            League
               Scholar: Feuding Wilson and Lodge
               Mini-Doc: African Americans - Returning Home
               Scholar: Hearing Wilson Speak
            Final
               Scholar: Mrs. Wilson Justified?
               Mini-Doc: Suffrage - Final Victory
               Filmmaker: Ending the Film
               Mini-Doc: Debs Released From Prison
      The Legacy of Woodrow Wilson
         Ira Katznelson: Historian
         David M. Kennedy: Historian
         John M. Mulder: Historian
         John Morton Blum: Historian
         Jay Winter: Historian
         Walter LeFeber: Historian
         Victoria Bissell Brown: Historian
      Gallery: Jacob Riis - Exposing Poverty
         Mulberry Bend
         Police Station Lodgers
         Black-and-Tan Dive Broome Street
         Street Arabs in Sleeping Quarters
         Five Cents a Spot
         Poster Art of World War I
      Gallery: Poster Art of World War I
         Beat Back the Hun: By Fred Strothman
         Remember Belgium: By Ellsworth Young
         Can Vegetables, Fruit and the Kaiser Too: By J. Paul Verrees
         The Greatest Mother in the World: by Alonzo Earl Foringer
         I Want You: By James Montgomery Flagg
         Your Country Needs You: By Alfred Leete
   About the DVD
      More On the Web
      About American Experience
      DVD Production Credits
   How to Use This DVD
      Basic Navigation
      Enhanced Movie
Disc #4 -- Presidents Collection: FDR - Disc One
   Play FDR
   Scene Selection
   PBS Online
   American Experience
Disc #5 -- Presidents Collection: FDR - Disc Two
   Play FDR
   Scene Selection
   PBS Online
   American Experience
Disc #6 -- Presidents Collection: Truman - Disc One
   Play Truman
   Scene Selections
   PBS Online
   American Experience
Disc #7 -- Presidents Collection: Truman - Disc Two
   Play Truman
   Scene Selections
   PBS Online
   American Experience
Disc #8 -- Presidents Collection: The Kennedys - Disc One
   Play Part 1
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      JFK's Hidden Life: Historian Robert Dallek, Author of An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 (Little, Brown, and Co., 2003)
      Kennedy Family Tree: Learn More About America's Most Famous Political Family
         Joseph Patrick Kennedy
         Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
         Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr.
         John Fitzgerald Kennedy
         Rose Marie (Rosemary) Kennedy
         Kathleen Agnes Kennedy
         Eunice Mary Kennedy
         Patricia Kennedy
         Robert Francis Kennedy
         Jean Ann Kennedy
         Edward Moore Kennedy
   PBS.org
   American Experience
Disc #9 -- Presidents Collection: The Kennedys - Disc Two
   Play Part 2
   Scene Selections
   PBS.org
   American Experience
Disc #10 -- Presidents Collection: LBJ
   Play Parts 1 & 2
   Play Parts 3 & 4
   Scene Selections
      Part One
         American Experience Open
      Part Two
      Part Three
         American Experience Open
      Part Four
   PBS Online
   American Experience
Disc #11 -- Presidents Collection: Nixon
   Play Part 1
   Play Part 2
   Play Part 3
   Scene Selections
      Part 1
      Part 2
      Part 3
   PBS.org
   American Experience
Disc #12 -- Presidents Collection: Jimmy Carter
   Play Part One
   Play Part Two
   Scene Selections
      Part One
      Part Two
   PBS.org
   American Experience
Disc #13 -- Presidents Collection: Reagan - Lifeguard
   Play Part 1
   Scene Selections
   PBS.org
   American Experience
Disc #14 -- Presidents Collection: Reagan - An American Crusade
   Play Part 2
   Scene Selections
   PBS.org
   American Experience
Disc #15 -- Presidents Collection: George H.W. Bush
   Play Part 1
   Play Part 2
   Scene Selections
      Part 1
      Part 2
   Special Features
      Teacher's Guide
      Bonus Videos: Going Negative? - Bush Insiders and the 1988 Campaign
      Parachute Jump With the U.S. Army Golden Knights
   Audio Setup
      5.1 Surround Sound: On
      5.1 Surround Sound: Off
   PBS.org
   American Experience
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