American Presidents, The
Civil War & Reconstruction and Development of the Industrial U.S. (#102)
The second episode includes short-form biographies of the 12th-25th U.S. presidents—beginning with Zachary Taylor and the threat of southern succession and a civil war to William McKinley and the 100-Day War. The educational feature "We the People" explores the important role immigrants have played in U.S. history. [60 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Information For Teachers
Series Description: This series provides a fresh and relevant narrative (developed with the former producer of "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report") about the men who led this country through change—from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.
All Upcoming Episodes
This episode includes short-form biographies of the first 11 U.S. presidents—beginning with George Washington and the birth of a nation to the "dark horse" James Polk. The educational bonus... [51 minutes]
- Wed, June 19, 3:00 AM on IPTV
The third episode includes short-form biographies of the 26th-32nd United States Presidents—beginning with Theodore Roosevelt and the anti-trust movement to WWII President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The... [46 minutes]
- Wed, June 26, 3:00 AM on IPTV