Presidential

By Lillian Cunningham

From Jan 2016 to Nov 2016 • Updated weekly

Leading up to Election Day 2016, The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief, starting with George Washington in week one and ending on week 44 with the president-elect. Hosted by Lillian Cunningham, the series features Pulitzer Prize-winning biographers like David McCullough and Washington Post journalists like Bob Woodward.

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Known for his forthrightness, Cleveland came clean when news broke about him fathering an illegitimate child; yet he later covered up a cancer surgery at sea. Biographer Matthew Algeo, Library of Congress historian Michelle Krowl and 99 Percent Invisible podcaster Roman Mars explore candor and the presidency.. . .