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American Presidents, The

Postwar United States & Contemporary United States (#104)

The fourth episode includes short-form biographies of the 33rd-44th United States Presidents—beginning with Harry Truman and the country's postwar economic recovery efforts to the incumbent Barack Obama. The educational feature "The Presidency and the Economy" explores the important role the President and Federal Government play in managing our nation's financial health. [74 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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