This American President

The leaders you thought you knew.

This American President is a history podcast that delves into the lives and legacies of the men who have occupied the White House. Each episode immerses you in an era of history by examining the life of a U.S. President. Hosted by Richard Lim and produced by Michael Neal.

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How do you combat political misinformation in the era of fake news and hyper-partisanship? With non-partisan facts according to Sharon McMahon. In this episode we talk to Sharon McMahon, a former high school government and law teacher who earned a reputation as "America’s Government Teacher" amidst the historic 2020 election proceedings for her viral efforts on Instagram to educate the general public on political misinformation. She is the host of the podcast "Sharon Says So".

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Host: Richard Lim

Producer: Michael Neal

Artist: Nip Rogers, NipRogers.com

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The Man Who Saved Ronald Reagan with Carolyn Parr

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On March 30, 1981, Secret Service agent Jerry Parr saved President Ronald Reagan's life during an assassination attempt in Washington, DC.
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Ronald Reagan's Address on the Reykjavik Summit with Mikhail Gorbachev | October 13, 1986

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In this address to the nation, Reagan conveyed his optimism that he and Gorbachev were working to create a more peaceful world.
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The Voice in the Wilderness Part 2 | Ronald Reagan

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Ronald Reagan's audacious plan to work with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and abolish nuclear weapons from the face of the earth.
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The Making of Ronald Reagan with Paul Kengor

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Reagan brought with him a mix of old-fashioned Midwestern values with the glitz and glamour of Hollywood.
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More about This American President

We’ve had 45 presidents so far, and each one represents an unique chapter in our country’s history.

Those chapters are filled with triumphs and tragedies; success and failures. Some of our presidents were brilliant, and others were just plain bizarre. But they all have a story to tell and helped to shape the country we have today.

In each and every episode of This American President, we will try to tell one of those stories… and we look forward to sharing them with you.

This American President is a history podcast hosted by Richard Lim and produced by Michael Neal.

Please visit the official This American President website for more information.

The Team

Richard Lim

Host
Richard is a writer and history enthusiast who has served at the White House and George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate.

Michael Neal

Producer
Michael is a construction consultant and a freelance podcast producer.