How To Be President

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200D0120001014

A series which takes a wry look back at US Presidential election battles of the past, with a soundtrack of the music of the time.

The first programme returns to 1960 to explain how Jack Kennedy defeated incumbent Vice-President Richard Nixon

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A series which takes a wry look back at US Presidential election battles of the past, with a soundtrack of the music of the time.

This programme returns to 1968 to explain how the Vietnam War led to the downfall of Lyndon B Johnson and the remarkable comeback of Richard Nixon

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A series which takes a wry look back at US presidential election battles of the past, with a soundtrack of the music of the time.

This programme returns to 1980 to explain how the contest between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan may have been decided by events in Iran the previous year.

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A series which takes a wry look back at US presidential election battles of the past, with a soundtrack of the music of the time.

Greg Proops considers 1992, the re-election campaign that George Bush should not have lost, suggesting that Ross Perot might have had more than a little to do with his failure.