American Experience

George W. Bush, Part 1

Season 32 Episode 4 | 1h 52m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

The latest in our award-winning series of presidential biographies, this film looks at the life and presidency of George W. Bush, from his unorthodox road to the presidency to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the myriad of challenges he faced over his two terms, from the war in Iraq to the 2008 financial crisis.

Aired: 05/04/20

Expires: 05/03/23

Rating: TV-MA

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