American Experience - The Presidents Collection
  • American Experience - The Presidents Collection
  • American Experience - The Presidents Collection

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).See more details below

Overview

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).

Product Details

Release Date:
08/26/2008
UPC:
0841887052412
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Time:
35:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption

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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