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The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. It was released leading up to up to Election Day 2016, starting with George Washington in week one and ending on week 44 with the president-elect. Hosted by Lillian Cunningham, the series features Pulitzer Prize-winning biographers like David McCullough and Washington Post journalists like Bob Woodward.

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The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. It was released leading up to up to Election Day 2016, starting with George Washington in week one and ending on week 44 with the president-elect. Hosted by Lillian Cunningham, the series features Pulitzer Prize-winning biographers like David McCullough and Washington Post journalists like Bob Woodward.

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4.4 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

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More, More, & More!

Loved these podcasts! I wish each segment could have been longer and mote in-depth.

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Humanizes the presidents

This podcast is terrific. I’ve struggled to learn about the U.S. presidents because I always got bored by dry facts. The stories about these men are interesting and engaging, which makes them memorable. Why am I so obsessed with Martin Van Burns now?? 🤣

markwduns ,

Informative and entertaining

The title says it all—“Presidential” is incredibly informative and wonderfully entertaining. Looking forward to getting in to “Constitutional” and “Moonrise” next.

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