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For the past eight years, Pete Souza has visually chronicled the Obama era. He was in the situation room when U.S. special forces killed Osama Bin Laden in 2011 and at the prayer service for victims of the Newtown, Connecticut,…
By Gwen Ifill
Just about a month from now, Election Day will have come and gone. Americans, who appear not to have much taste for either major presidential nominee, will have made their choice. But truth to tell, any politician who is being…
Fear of terrorism has been a recurring theme of the current presidential race -- from grave callbacks to November’s Paris attacks to promises of bans on Muslim immigrants -- but the tactic is nothing new in American politics. Judy Woodruff…
President Obama delivered his final State of the Union Address to the nation, offering some proposals for his last year in office and an assessment of his tenure, as well as looking ahead to America's future…
In writing “Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,” Jon Meacham was given unprecedented access to the Bush family and their personal diaries. Judy Woodruff sits down with Meacham to talk about what he learned about…
In “The Last of the President’s Men,” journalist Bob Woodward offers a whole new understanding of Richard Nixon. Using interviews with Nixon’s deputy assistant, Alexander Butterfield, and thousands of documents, Woodward reveals previously unexplored sides of the president. Woodward and…
By Dr. Howard Markel
All during September of 1919, President Woodrow Wilson became thinner, paler and ever more frail. Unfortunately, the president refused to listen to his body. He had too much important work to do.
Of the nearly two dozen major candidates running for president, the ones getting the most attention are the political outsiders. Is this a rare situation, or have American voters seen this before? Gwen Ifill talks to presidential historians Michael Beschloss…
Former President Jimmy Carter revealed to reporters today that he has spots of melanoma on his brain. He discussed his diagnosis, his faith, what he wishes he had done differently in life and what he’d like to see happen with…
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