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

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Director: Adriana Bosch, Austin Hoyt, Carl Byker, David Grubin

Cast: Adriana Bosch, Austin Hoyt, Carl Byker, David Grubin

     
 
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).

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

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David McCullough Host,Narrator
David Ogden Stiers Narrator
Mikhail Gorbachev Participant
Will Lyman Narrator
Jason Robards Narrator
Linda Hunt Narrator
Margaret Thatcher Participant
George Schultz Participant
Stacy Keach Narrator
James Baker Actor
Ed Meese Participant

Technical Credits
Adriana Bosch Director
Austin Hoyt Director
Carl Byker Director
David Grubin Director
James A. DeVinney Director
David Espar Director
Mitchell Wilson Director
Marilyn Mellowes Director
Phillip Whitehead Director

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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