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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What Happens if the President is Incapacitated?

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President Trump’s COVID diagnosis raises questions about what happens when the president is incapacitated. Jane Hampton Cook and our host Richard Lim discuss what history has to say about presidential illnesses.

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BONUS: Richard Nixon's Address to the Nation Announcing His Resignation | August 8, 1974

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On August 8, 1974, President Nixon addressed the country to announce his resignation as President of the United States.
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King Richard: Nixon and Watergate with Michael Dobbs

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In 1972, Richard Nixon was reelected as the 37th president in one of the greatest landslides in American history.
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BONUS: Richard Nixon's Remarks upon Returning from People's Republic of China | February 28, 1972

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On February 28, 1972, President Richard Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon were welcomed home by Vice President Spiro Agnew after landing at Andrews Air Force
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His Own Worst Enemy Part 3 | Richard Nixon

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When Richard Nixon took office in 1969, he sought nothing less than to remake American foreign policy.
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