The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents

America's unique form of democracy separates power among three branches of government: the legislative, judicial and executive. As the head of the executive branch, the president of the United States is the country's most visible and important leader, both at home and abroad. Join HISTORY for a fresh perspective on how the Oval Office has evolved over the past 200 years through stories about the 43 men who have served as commander-in-chief. This eight-hour miniseries concentrates on the ebbs and flows of presidential power and responsibilities as each of America's leaders deal with the events, expectations and challenges of his time.

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x08: Mantle of Power 1965-2013Jan 18, 2013
1x07: Hail to the Chief 1945-1964Jan 18, 2013
1x06: Changing of the Guard 1920-1945Jan 17, 2013
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