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From executive producers Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti, CNN Original Series "Race for the White House" captures the drama of how a high-stakes presidential election can turn on a single issue and so much more. Race for the White House is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (14 episodes). The series first aired on March 6, 2016.

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Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt
2 Seasons, 14 Episodes
March 6, 2016
Documentary & Biography, Drama
7.8/10
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Rich Piatkowski, Paul Begala, Todd Blood
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Race for the White House Full Episode Guide

  • The presidential election of 1976 pits the political establishment, represented by Republican President Gerald Ford, against the idealism of Democrat Jimmy Carter, the relatively unknown governor of Georgia.

  • Republican General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Democrat Adlai Stevenson are persuaded to run for the White House, but as the gloves come off, this becomes a fierce battle for hearts and minds.

  • The presidential election of 1976 pits the political establishment, represented by Republican President Gerald Ford, against the idealism of Democrat Jimmy Carter, the relatively unknown governor of Georgia.

  • The 1912 race is an election between four remarkable candidates - former Republican President Theodore Roosevelt, his anointed heir President William Howard Taft, scholarly and religious Democrat Woodrow Wilson, and Socialist Eugene Debs.

  • The 1964 race is held in a country still reeling from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and pits incumbent Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson against conservative Republican Barry Goldwater.

  • The 1980 race sees President Jimmy Carter and Republican Ronald Reagan having to fight off fierce challenges from within, as both parties struggle to re-invent themselves and use the global media spotlight to their advantage.

  • Focusing on the 2008 contest between freshman Senator Barack Obama and Republican Senator John McCain. A panel discussion will follow the screening. Panelists include David Axelrod, former chief strategist and senior adviser to President Barack Obama; Charles R. Black, former chief strategist for Senator John McCain in the 2008 Presidential election; and Barbara A. Perry, Professor and Director of Presidential Studies at the University of Virginia's Miller Center.

  • Bill Clinton fights back against a tarnished image as adulterer and draft dodger to win the presidency.

  • After losing the election of 1824 to John Adams, General Andrew Jackson comes back with a vicious, vile and personal attack campaign to win the 1828 election.

  • Harry Truman travels by train across America, in a race against time to win the presidency, as he falls in the polls while leading an unpopular, divided party against Thomas Dewey.

  • Vice President Bush deals with the scandal of Iran Contra while campaigning against Michael Dukakis with television attack ads that would sink the Democrat's presidential chances.

  • Lincoln's oratory and underhanded tactics gave him the chance to beat Stephen Douglas, one of the most formidable politicians of his generation.

  • John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon have the first televised presidential debate; one where presentation made as much of an impact as message, and may have cost Nixon the election.

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