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The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power

Explore the Bush family’s internal dynamics: the influential matriarchs, sibling ambitions and unceasing competitive spirit which drove them to power. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, journalists, political figures and Bush family members, the series reveals a story of triumph, tragedy, heroism, faith, and an evolving conservatism.

Duration: 43 min

Quality: HD

Release: 2019

IMDb: 6.5

Season 1 - The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power
"President George W. Bush strives to secure the second term his father never won. But the war he started in Iraq will define his presidency and cast a long shadow on the Bush family."
"George W. and Jeb Bush are two brothers determined to make it to the Governor’s mansion but only one will succeed. Laura Bush fears the consequences of having a second president in the family but she can’t stop her husband becoming “43” who soon faces his greatest ever test as America comes under attack."
"The Bushes have finally made it to the White House but having a father as a president hits Neil Bush hard when scandals strike. George H.W. triumphs against Saddam but the Bush family suffer a bitter election defeat and the loss of their matriarch Dorothy."
"George H.W. Bush becomes a loyal vice president to Ronald Regan but his wife Barbara falls out with jealous First Lady Nancy. George W. commits to a life of sobriety while becoming the father of twin daughters. With a newfound purpose, he helps propel his father to become the 41st President of the United States."
"Blinded by loyalty to his president and ignoring the advice of his family, George H.W. Bush is betrayed by Richard Nixon. His children start to follow in his footsteps, a young Jeb gets married to Columba while George W. falls in love with Laura. The Bushes rally behind George H.W. as he makes a bid for the White House."
"George H.W. Bush volunteers to go to woar and do his duty. The returning hero is reunited with his sweetheart Barbara and they give birth to their first child, the future President George W. Bush. Tragedy strikes when they lose their daughter Robin. Prescott Bush heads for the Senate while George H.W. begins his political journey from Texas to Washington."