WARTIME: A History Series

S04E08: George W. Bush: Days of Fire

June 24, 2015

Born into wealth and taking office after the Disputed Election of 2000, George W. Bush was elected as a peacetime president. Soon after taking office the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 transformed his low-risk tenure of office into one of war and conquest. Although he tallied the highest approval rating in presidential history in the days following the attacks, he would leave office with the lowest public support in modern history. His actions were controversial and his election was contentious, but only after leaving office did his vision for a free and democratic world finally begin to emerge. On this episode we discuss George W. Bush.

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