Portraits of Power: American Presidents DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC880617
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 56
Copyright: 2005

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Take a behind-the-scenes look at a few of the country's defining presidents along with some lesser-known assassination attempts. Includes one feature and three shorter segments.
  • George Washington — Explores his presidency and the precedents Washington set.
  • Thomas Jefferson — Looks at how he doubled the nation's size with the Louisiana Purchase.
  • Abraham Lincoln — Examines his life from his early years in a log cabin to his fateful visit to Ford's Theater.
  • Crime-Scene Investigations: The White House — Investigates the secret history and mystery behind the assassination attempts against James Garfield and Franklin D. Roosevelt.