The 2008 race sees freshman Senator Barack Obama go up against “maverick” Republican Senator John McCain.
EP2 Reagan v. CarterFeb 23, 2020
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.
EP3 LBJ v. GoldwaterMar 01, 2020
The 1964 race was 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.
EP4 Wilson vs Roosevelt vs TaftMar 08, 2020
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.
EP5 Carter vs. FordMar 15, 2020
The presidential election of 1976 pits the political establishment, personified by Republican President Gerald Ford, against the untainted idealism of Democrat Jimmy Carter, the relatively unknown governor of Georgia.
EP6 Eisenhower vs. StevensonMar 22, 2020
Republican General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Democrat Adlai Stevenson both were persuaded to run for the White House, but as the gloves come off this becomes a fierce battle for hearts and minds.
Official Website: http://www.cnn.com/shows/race-for-the-white-house
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.