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It’s the most powerful position in American politics—and arguably, the world. But behind the oath to preserve, protect and defend, lie dark secrets posed to leave some legacies in disgrace. Uncover the most damning details surrounding history’s most high-profile leaders in the Spotify Original from Parcast, Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers. Every Tuesday through the 2020 election, host Ashley Flowers shines a light on the darker side of the American presidency… From torrid love affairs and contemptible corruption to shocking cover-ups and even murder, she’ll expose the personal and professional controversies you may never knew existed. Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers is a Spotify Original from Parcast.

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    • 4.4 • 10.5K Ratings

It’s the most powerful position in American politics—and arguably, the world. But behind the oath to preserve, protect and defend, lie dark secrets posed to leave some legacies in disgrace. Uncover the most damning details surrounding history’s most high-profile leaders in the Spotify Original from Parcast, Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers. Every Tuesday through the 2020 election, host Ashley Flowers shines a light on the darker side of the American presidency… From torrid love affairs and contemptible corruption to shocking cover-ups and even murder, she’ll expose the personal and professional controversies you may never knew existed. Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers is a Spotify Original from Parcast.

    Special Announcement!

    Special Announcement!

    We’re dropping into the feed today to share incredibly exciting news AND an invitation for you. Ashley Flowers and Max Cutler are holding a special event to celebrate the release of their books! It’s happening July 13th, and you can join them virtually or in-person. Listen to this message from Max to hear all about it, then go to parcast.com/cults to register!
    And a huge bonus: Max is matching all ticket sales up to $125,000 in a donation to Season of Justice, the nonprofit dedicated to helping law enforcement and families solve cold cases. Go to parcast.com/cults to register now!
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    • 1 min
    George Washington: (Almost) Our First Zombie President

    George Washington: (Almost) Our First Zombie President

    As a military general, Washington lost more battles than he won, obsessed over his salary, and launched a mission that exploded into an international war. So, naturally, he was cast as a hero and catapulted into the presidency. What could go wrong? 

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    • 43 min
    Ulysses S. Grant: The Butcher on the Battlefield… The Mouse in the House

    Ulysses S. Grant: The Butcher on the Battlefield… The Mouse in the House

    He arrived at the White House without experience or a clue… But that didn’t stop Grant from secretly doubling his salary and accepting extravagant gifts from Wall Street. Meanwhile, his administration extorted, bribed, and stole millions of tax dollars away from Americans living through a depression they basically caused. And still, people said a more honest, generous man never lived. 

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    • 40 min
    Gerald Ford: Underrated, Or Over His Head?

    Gerald Ford: Underrated, Or Over His Head?

    He pardoned a disgraced president, was nearly gunned down by a member of the Manson Family, and once taped a polarizing SNL introduction… And yet, Gerald Ford’s legacy is largely that of a nice guy — not a scandal magnet. How exactly did the moderate everyman survive the White House? 

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    • 32 min
    Andrew Johnson: The Drunken Demagogue

    Andrew Johnson: The Drunken Demagogue

    He was the follow-up act no one wanted: Johnson took office after Lincoln was assassinated, and spent his presidency making every sloppy, chaotic move he was capable of. Everything he did — from empowering ex-Confederates to spearheading a deranged speaking tour to calling for a Congressman to be hanged — led to disaster, death, and ultimately his own disgrace.  

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    • 37 min
    Richard Nixon: Tricky Dick

    Richard Nixon: Tricky Dick

    He was a paranoid president who wiretapped the White House, kept actual lists of enemies, popped pills, shoved aides, and might've secretly been in love with his best friend. Nixon’s always going to be tied to the Watergate scandal, but there’s so much more to know about so-called “Tricky Dick.”
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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

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10.5K Ratings

10.5K Ratings

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I need more!

Please come back and give me more! Some stories are shared from a different perspective than what I learned, or even some details are different from what I thought. But it is all still so good! So well told. Instead of satisfied, I just want more!

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Wish there was more!

I wish there were more episodes! I really enjoyed the series! I learned a lot from it and it’s very interesting. I enjoy Ashley Flowers and her retelling of the tales!

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