The Rise of the American Presidency

In this podcast series Michael Doran discusses the history of the American presidency. This series is an excerpt from a lecture Michael gave on the history of the US presidency as part of a Lifelong Learning event.

We will be releasing this 10-part lecture series every Thursday afternoon.

Abraham Lincoln

Here, Michael talks about how Abraham Lincoln restored a sense of greatness back to the office of the US Presidency.

Andrew Jackson

In the second episode of this podcast series Michael talks about Andrew Jackson who served as the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837. In 1835 Jackson became the first American president to experience an assassination attempt.

George Washington

Here, Michael talks about America's first president, George Washington, and the standards he set for the presidency.

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