The Washington Post

Presidential

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.

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.

Episodes: 46

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Introducing Moonrise

Duration: 5 min

Donald Trump: Division and union

Duration: 56 min

Barack Obama: The pursuit of identity

Duration: 56 min

George W. Bush: Changing course

Duration: 46 min

Bill Clinton: The good and the bad

Duration: 48 min

George H. W. Bush: Restraint

Duration: 52 min

Ronald Reagan: Myths and truths

Duration: 44 min

Jimmy Carter: Keeping the faith

Duration: 58 min

Gerald Ford: It's personal

Duration: 56 min

Richard Nixon: Looking inward

Duration: 42 min