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The American president [videorecording] / Kundhardt Productions ; Thirteen WNET New York ; written, produced and directed by Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., Philip B. Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt.

Contributor Kunhardt, Philip.

Imprint:[Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video ; Burbank, CA : Wanrner Home Video, c2000.

Description5 videodiscs ( 600 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.

Note:"Based on the book 'The American president' published by Riverhead Books"--Container

Note:Includes PC Web link for DVD-ROM players

Note:[v. 1] A matter of destiny: episode 1. Family ties (J.Q. Adams, B. Harrison, F. Roosevelt, Kennedy) ; episode 2. Happenstance (Tyler, Fillmore, A. Johnson, Arthur, Truman) -- [v. 2] Politics and the presidency: episode 3. An independent cast of mind (J. Adams, Taylor, Hayes, Carter) ; episode 4. The professional politician (Van Buren, Buchanan, Lincoln, L. Johnson) -- [v. 3] Executive vision: episode 5. The American way (Jefferson, Coolidge, Hoover, Reagan) ; episode 6. The world stage (Monroe, McKinley, Wilson, Bush) -- [v. 4] The candidate: episode 7. The heroic posture (Washington, W.H. Harrison, Grant, Eisenhower) ; episode 8. Compromise choices (Pierce, Garfield, Harding, Ford) -- [v. 5] An office and its powers: episode 9. Expanding power (Jackson, Cleveland, T. Roosevelt, Nixon) ; episode 10. The balance of power (Madison, Polk, Taft, Clinton).

Note:Ten one-hour documentaries that focus on different aspects of character and governing style of the men who have served as president of the United States.


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Series Statement
Buhl Library Video Collection.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Educational videos.
Film adaptations.
United States -- Politics and government.
Index Term - Genre/Form
Biographical (Nonfiction).
Documentary television programs.
Other title
Family ties.
An independent cast of mind.
The professional politician.
The American way.
The world stage.
The heroic posture.
Compromise choices.
Expanding power.
The balance of power.