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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On the Edge of Armageddon Part II (Dwight D. Eisenhower)

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Dwight D. Eisenhower, hardened by years of war, now seeks to lead American a decade of peace. But the logic of the Cold War forces him to go to the brink of nuclear destruction to attain it.

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