Friday, January 18, 2013

Preview: The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents

History's Informative Miniseries Wraps Up with Modern-Day Presidents

The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents (History - Friday, 9pm) - Since the mid 1960s, the power of the presidency has risen and fallen.

It's been burdened by the personal failings of the men who occupied the office; by a Congress determined to reassert its power; by a skeptical and fragmented media; and by a public that had grown indifferent. The Cold War ended, but global terror networks rose to present a more complicated threat.

Despite these new challenges, the power of the office has grown substantially--remaining the shining symbol of America s noble experiment in democracy.

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