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American Experience: Clinton

Season 1
8.6201216+
In the tradition of American Experience's acclaimed Presidents series, Clinton provides an intimate, honest, balanced look at the 42nd president's life, career, and legacy. This definitive biography will track William Jefferson Clinton from his difficult childhood in Hope, Arkansas, through his meteoric rise in state politics, to the highs and lows of his tumultuous presidency.
Starring
Campbell Scott
Genres
HistoricalDocumentarySpecial Interest
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Clinton - The Comeback Kid
    February 19, 2012
    52min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Hour 1 follows their bumpy road to the 1992 presidential victory, an amazing triumph over repeated scandals and setbacks. Although they have won the presidency, the Clintons have not yet won the country. In their moment of triumph, the first couple has no way of imagining the turmoil that lies ahead.
  2. 2. Clinton - Blood Sport
    February 20, 2012
    52min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Hour 2 chronicles the tumultuous first two years of the Clinton presidency, years that see the beginning of the Whitewater scandal, the shocking death of Deputy White House Counsel Vince Foster and the humiliating defeat of Hillary's healthcare bill.
  3. 3. Clinton - A Real President
    February 20, 2012
    52min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Clinton wins the 1996 election in a landslide, pulling off one of the greatest turnarounds in political history. But events have been set in motion that will soon divide the country and nearly destroy Clinton's presidency.
  4. 4. Clinton - The Survivor
    February 20, 2012
    52min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The final hour begins as Clinton sails buoyantly into his second term. Times are good, the economy is booming, and American prestige and power internationally are at an all-time high. Clinton's dream of repairing the breach with Republicans seems within reach. But Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky --a White House intern -- becomes public after she confides in a co-worker named Linda Tripp.

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Directors
Barak Goodman
Producers
Barak GoodmanChris DurranceJamila EphronMark Samels
Starring
Campbell Scott