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Presidential

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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. New episodes are released on Sundays.

21 Woodrow Wilson: A complicated legacy 2016-07-11
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22 William Howard Taft: This chief, not that chief 2016-07-03
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23 Theodore Roosevelt: Exuberance 2016-06-26
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24 William McKinley: The modern campaign 2016-06-20
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25 Benjamin Harrison: The president as conservationist 2016-06-12
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26 Grover Cleveland: Tell the truth 2016-06-05
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27 Chester A. Arthur: Redemption 2016-05-29
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28 James A. Garfield: Shot down 2016-05-23
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29 Rutherford B. Hayes: The most contested election 2016-05-15
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30 Ulysses S. Grant: Lover, fighter, writer 2016-05-08
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31 Andrew Johnson: Stitching up a torn country 2016-05-02
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32 Abraham Lincoln: His hand and his pen 2016-04-24
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33 James Buchanan: The bachelor and the bloodshed 2016-04-18
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34 Franklin Pierce: Rolling off the tracks 2016-04-10
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35 Millard Fillmore: Teaching the obscure presidents 2016-04-03
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36 Zachary Taylor: War heroes and conspiracy theory 2016-03-27
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37 James K. Polk: Getting it done 2016-03-20
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38 John Tyler: Ghosts and the vice presidency 2016-03-13
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39 William Henry Harrison: Great song, horrible death 2016-03-06
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40 Martin Van Buren: The story of our two-party system 2016-02-29
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