National Geographic reveals intimate portraits and hidden secrets behind some of the most powerful presidents in American historyBill Clinton, John F Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and George W. Bushin this collection of National Geographic specials.
Programs include Final Report: Clinton Impeachment, The Real George Washington, Lincoln: American Mastermind, The Lost JFK Tapes: The Assassination, On Board Air Force One and George W. Bush: The 9/11 Interview.
Final Report: Clinton Impeachment (2007) The Final Report looks back at the most troubling days of Clinton's presidency. Were his actions criminal and did they warrant the series of events they unleashed? With the perspective only time can offer, hear from White House staff and members of Congress on this front-page scandal and its impact years later.
The Real George Washington (2009) The discovery of the ruins of George Washington's childhood home reveals the man behind the myth.
Lincoln: American Mastermind (2009) Campaigning for 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln arrived onto the national stage as Honest Abe. But was he really a simple frontiersman or a brilliant strategist who manipulated his public image, using newspapers, photography and folksy imagery to win over voters? Combining dramatic re-creations, scientific discoveries, rare archival photos and interviews with historians, NGC follows the surprisingly well-orchestrated moves that took Lincoln all the way to the White House.
The Lost JFK Tapes: The Assassination (2009) National Geographic reveals rarely seen archival footage that has been digitally captured and assembled into a detailed timeline. Included is footage capturing the real-time horror of parade-goers who witnessed the killing, the out-of-breath local anchors reporting the breaking news bulletin, the priest who describes administering the president's last rites, and the ongoing, on-air speculation over who fired the fatal shots.
On Board Air Force One (2009) Follow former President George H. W. Bush on a secret flight into Baghdad on Thanksgiving Day, 2003. National Geographic had exclusive access during this eight-day tour. You’ll see how the Presidential Airlift Groupmaintenance, engineering, and flight crewprepared for the highly publicized trip and the unannounced stop in Iraq.
George W. Bush: The 9/11 Interview (2011) In this exclusive documentary, former president George W. Bush marks the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with his most in-depth and intimate interview on his experiences from that fateful day. George W Bush: The 9/11 Interview also opens a new window into his personal account, with never-before-released archival footage and exclusive materials directly from the George W. Bush Presidential Library.