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This biopic focuses on Andrew Johnson, the first American president to be impeached. Initially an uneducated drifter who stumbles upon a job as a tailor in a Tennessee town, Johnson (Van Heflin) is taught to read by librarian and future wife, Eliza (Ruth Hussey). Eliza convinces him to enter a local election, and, from there, Johnson rises swiftly. However, after inheriting the presidency in the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, he finds himself on unsteady political ground.

Tennessee Johnson is an History, Drama movie that was released in 1942 and has a run time of 1 hr 43 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8.

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| 1942 | 1 hr 43 min | 6.8/10
Van Heflin, Lionel Barrymore, Ruth Hussey, Marjorie Main
William Dieterle