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Presidents In Our Backyard

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Watch Part 1 Thursday, October 13 at 7:30pm & Part 2 Thursday, October 20 at 7:30pm on WMHT-TV

Eight U.S. presidents had close ties to New York State. This series reveals the facts and folklore that time has buried.

New York has given our nation some of its most glorious and iconic leaders, including Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt, as well as more obscure figures, such as Chester Arthur and Millard Fillmore. This impressive group is rounded out by Martin Van Buren, Ulysses S. Grant, Grover Cleveland and William McKinley.

Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

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