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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] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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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.

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