• American Experience -- S24: FDR on Crises: Depression Relief
    S24: FDR on Crises: Depression Relief
    Franklin Roosevelt used the power of the federal government to relieve the ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: Bush on the Economy: a Sluggish Economy
    S24: Bush on the Economy: a Sluggish ...
    In the early 1990s, George H.W. Bush was faced with growing economic insecurity. ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: Truman and Unity: A Compromise Candidate
    S24: Truman and Unity: A Compromise ...
    The 1944 Democratic Convention focused on who would be nominated for the Vice ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: HW Bush on Policing the World: War in the Persian Gulf
    S24: HW Bush on Policing the World: War ...
    HW Bush acted to initiate a war in Iraq instead of imposing economic sanctions, ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: Nixon on Ending a War: Carpet Bombing
    S24: Nixon on Ending a War: Carpet ...
    Nixon decided to use force to end the Vietnam War, and refused to explain the ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: Reagan on Unity: Restoring Trust
    S24: Reagan on Unity: Restoring Trust
    "At a time when America faced an economic crisis and an escalating cold war, ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: LBJ on the Economy: War on Poverty
    S24: LBJ on the Economy: War on Poverty
    President Johnson took on the economy by waging a "war on poverty." "His vision ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: Reagan on Ending Wars: Ending the Cold War
    S24: Reagan on Ending Wars: Ending the ...
    Reagan "had this overriding conviction that a strong military face presented by ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: FDR on Lying: Creating a Reason to Go to War
    S24: FDR on Lying: Creating a Reason to ...
    President Roosevelt did not tell Congress or the American people the truth ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: FDR on the Enemy: Imperial Japan
    S24: FDR on the Enemy: Imperial Japan
    On December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. President Roosevelt was ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: FDR and Lying: Lend-Lease
    S24: FDR and Lying: Lend-Lease
    Roosevelt's Lend-lease plan -- which promised the return of American weapons ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: HW Bush and Age: Grandpa Bush
    S24: HW Bush and Age: Grandpa Bush
    In 1992, President HW Bush seemed increasingly out of touch. His critics panned ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: Carter and Ending War: the Camp David Accords
    S24: Carter and Ending War: the Camp ...
    President Carter's attempt at resolving the dispute between Israel and Egypt ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: FDR's First Lady: Eleanor
    S24: FDR's First Lady: Eleanor
    Eleanor Roosevelt traveled more than 40,000 miles during FDR's first year as ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: Reagan and Lying: Arms for Hostages
    S24: Reagan and Lying: Arms for Hostages
    Despite his firm stand against dealing with terrorists, in November 1986 Reagan ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: FDR and Abusing Power: Reshaping the Supreme Court
    S24: FDR and Abusing Power: Reshaping ...
    President Roosevelt's attempt to reshape the Supreme Court landed short and drew ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: Reagan on the Enemy: The Soviet Threat
    S24: Reagan on the Enemy: The Soviet ...
    The delegations of Communist leader Mikhail Gorbachev and President Reagan met ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: Carter on the Enemy: Inflation
    S24: Carter on the Enemy: Inflation
    Jimmy Carter attempted to stop runaway inflation with a White House press ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: Carter on Lying: Campaigning on Honesty
    S24: Carter on Lying: Campaigning on ...
    Jimmy Carter campaigned on a platform on honesty at a time when the nation ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: LBJ's First Lady: Lady Bird
    S24: LBJ's First Lady: Lady Bird
    Johnson had proposed to Claudia Alta Taylor the day they met. Lady Bird became ...
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  • American Experience -- S24: LBJ and Age: A Young Leader
    S24: LBJ and Age: A Young Leader
    In 1954, with the Republicans in control of the White House, the Democrats ...
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