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  President of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The President is sometimes referred to as "the leader of the free world," although the usage of this phrase has declined since the end of the Cold War.
After the Constitutional Convention, the position of the President of the United States in Congress Assembled was dissolved and replaced with the positions of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and the President of the Senate and President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate.
The president must be a natural-born citizen of the United States (or a citizen of the United States at the time the U.S. Constitution was adopted), be at least 35 years old, and have been a resident of the United States for 14 years.
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 The American President (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The President and his staff, led by Chief of Staff A.J. McInnerney (Martin Sheen), attempt to consolidate the administration's high poll ratings by passing a moderate crime control bill.
The President of France is also about to arrive on a state visit to the United States, presenting the leader of the free world with the awkward predicament of having to find a partner to accompany him to the state dinner.
The attacks focus on Wade's activist past, an attack on Shepherd's family values, and the President's refusal to respond to Republican attacks (although the plot is perhaps vague on the attacks to which Shepherd won't respond).
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 ipedia.com: President of the United States Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Because of the superpower status of the United States, the American President is often dubbed "the most powerful person on earth" and the current occupant is often one of the world's best-known figures.
The president must be a natural-born citizen of the United States, be at least 35 years of age, and have been a resident of the United States for 14 years.
The President's principal workplace and official residence is the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC.
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 American President, The (1995) - Screenplays for You - free movie scripts and screenplays
SHEPHERD (to Janie) The 10:15 is American Fisheries?
The President has asked me to convey to you that he's sending his energy bill to the floor with a call for a reduction of 10 percent.
President, the American people have a funny way of deciding on their own what is and what is not their business.
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 The American President
President Andrew Shepherd (played by Michael Douglas) is a liberal Democrat and who won the election with the sympathy vote.
President Shepherd's presidential challenger is Senator Bob Rumson (Richard Dreyfuss).
The only chance that Rumson has to win the presidency is to pressure Shephard in to a mud-slinging contest over his new girlfriend.
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President Andrew Shepherd: You're attracted to me, but the idea of physical intimacy is uncomfortable because you only know me as the President.
President Andrew Shepherd: Perhaps I didn't properly explain the fundamentals of the slowdown plan.
President Andrew Shepherd: The White House is the single greatest home court advantage in the modern world.
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 American President Lines: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 Memorable Quotes from The American President (1995)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
President Andrew Shepherd: Lewis, we've had presidents who were beloved, who couldn't find a coherent sentence with two hands and a flashlight.
President Andrew Shepherd: Perhaps it would be better if you bill me for the flowers, I'm sure it'll be all right with your boss...
President René Jean D'Astier: And I informed Miss Wade that in my country, a guest at the palace of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette would soon find their head in a guillotine if they made the impertinent gesture of dancing without so much as a by-your-leave from the King and the Queen.
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 The American President (1995)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
When the President asks for the time and someone answers "3:30", the clock reads something completely different.
Set in Washington it is a simple tale of love between lobbyist Sidney Wade and widow President Andrew Sheperd.
Douglas is lovable as president, Beattys spouse makes you jealous as always, J. Fox never misses an opportunity to display huge talent and Dreyfuss is just the kind of guy you love to hate.
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 Amazon.com: The American President (1995) : Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The American President inspired Aaron Sorkin to explore the Presidency in a weekly television show, which brought about the hit show "The West Wing." I am a huge fan of the show, so naturally I saw some of Sorkin's other works.
Political crises are different than personal ones and somehow the American President alone must find a way to balance time to do his job, for the love of his country with his love for an incredible woman.
The final speech of the president's, is an extremely powerful moment and one that shows a commanding presence from Douglas as the lead.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/6305132666?v=glance   (2008 words)

 Filmtracks: The American President (Marc Shaiman)
The American President: (Marc Shaiman) It's strange how this score disappeared from many of the soundtrack discussions for a few years after its initial release...
The brevity of The American President as an album is compensated by the enjoyable main themes and the genuine, romantic underscore in between.
All artwork and sound clips from The American President are Copyright © 1995, MCA Records.
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 American President
This exciting new resource is brought to you by the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs, the nation's leading research institute for the study of the American presidency.
The Jimmy Carter Oral History is one of several presidential oral histories conducted by the Miller Center of Public Affairs, a nonpartisan and nonprofit research center at the University of Virginia whose mission is to study and inform the national and international policies of the United States, with a special emphasis on the American presidency.
The Presidency in History contains detailed biographies of each of the 43 past and present Presidents and First Ladies; biographies of Cabinet members, staff, and advisers; timelines detailing significant events during each administration; and multimedia galleries to explore.
www.americanpresident.org   (268 words)

 Amazon.ca: The American President (Widescreen): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the end (and I'm not giving away the ending, because it remains unresolved) President Shepherd does come to support both projects, but this is intended as a more feel-good move to set the film on a course of idealism and principle winning out over politics - in other words, a Hollywood ending.
President Shepherd is a liberal president, but quite distinct from being a copy of Clinton.
For Sorkin, this is the kind of liberal president that he'd like to have (and Bartlett on 'The West Wing' is a further extension of that), but reality rarely lives up to such ideals in any direction.
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 The American President
Written for a full orchestra with a countermelody to die for (listen for those horns), it is omnipresent throughout the score, and captures perfectly the essence of the film, combining pride and honour with warmth and tradition.
All in all, The American President is a highly enjoyable album and, if the theme grabs you (as it did me), you are sure to get plenty of mileage from this score.
Also, the fact that the theme from The American President was so wonderfully used in the trailers for Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan, is bringing this score to the attention of a whole new group of people who would, in other circumstances, have probably dismissed it as "just another romantic comedy".
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 American President: Introduction
Teachers and students will discover many resources on this website that make learning about the presidency interactive and fun.
New, in-depth biographies on all the presidents, created in a unique partnership between teachers and top historians.
A wide range of pitfalls line the road to the presidency -- from funding shortages and daily crises to each candidate's "dark secret." Experience the thrills of running a campaign (includes audio).
www.historywise.com /introduction.htm   (343 words)

 Counterbias: The American President
Behind the scenes, Bush was dressed up for the role of war-time president, in shirt-sleeves at ground zero, bullhorn in hand, speaking to the New York fire fighters.
And in footage made infamous by Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11, Americans were able to see the real George W. Bush in an unscripted moment: as the children in the Booker Elementary School classroom read aloud, the second plane hit the Twin Towers.
In campaign stump speeches, Vice President Dick Cheney made sure to terrify his base with worst-case scenarios, should John Kerry be elected.
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 world in progress...: The American President
As some have pointed out, The American President does take a more simplistic approach to partisanship than The West Wing.
Firstly, The American President is a love story first and a political drama second, so a less nuanced portrayal of the political spectrum is forgivable.
More importantly however, President Shepherd's core fight is not with the Republican Party as epitomised by the loathsame Bob Rumson, who is, after all, portrayed as a blowhard and revealed as a lightweight by film's end.
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 The American President (1995) - MovieWeb
MICHAEL DOUGLAS stars as President Andrew Shepherd who, quite unexpectedly, falls in love with ANNETTE BENING starring as Sydney Wade, an environmental lobbyist, In "The American President." The film offers a rare glimpse at an uncommon romance involving a most powerful man who must overcome obstacles not faced by average citizens.
Complicating his desire for personal privacy and his efforts to maintain a relationship are issues President Shepherd must confront: approval ratings, an inquiring press, and an aggressive political opponent (portrayed by RICHARD DREYFUSS).
Only this American President can find a way to fulfill the responsibilities of the office as well as the needs of the woman he loves.
movieweb.com /movie/amerpres   (245 words)

 American President
The Jimmy Carter Oral History is one of several presidential oral histories conducted by the Miller Center of Public Affairs.
These oral interviews are intended to capture for the permanent historical record a picture of the contemporary presidency from a diversity of perspectives: from those who worked inside the administration, from members of Congress.
This online exhibit presented by the Miller Center of Public Affairs details the political life of President Richard M. Nixon.
www.americanpresident.org /presidentialresources.htm   (102 words)

 BookCloseouts.com - The Bestseller in Bargain Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The first fully illustrated book in thirty years to examine all the U.S. presidents, the Kunhardts' The American President is an overarching look at our nation's highest office.
Organized with the help of historian Stephen Skowronek of Yale University, and with an introduction by the venerable presidential scholar Richard E. Neustadt of Harvard University, the book challenges any fixed notion of what the presidency is or has been.
With an original approach, personal interviews with our living presidents, exhaustive research into presidential writings, both published and unpublished, and an impressive advisory team of presidential experts, it brings to fresh and vivid life a complex and ever-changing institution and the extraordinary men who have embodied it.
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 The American President
E-mail your comments on 'The American President' to TPTB (the powers that be)!
The MovieTunes 'The American President' Page - This has a clip of the song from the opening of the movie.
The White House Not an American President Link, but visit anyway.
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 The American President
The American President is a light, entertaining romantic comedy set in our very own White House.
The film stars Michael Douglas and Annette Bening, who both turn in strong performances in their respective roles.
This is the President, and it's an election year...
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 Amazon.com: The American President: DVD: Michael Douglas,Annette Bening,Martin Sheen,Michael J. Fox,Anna Deavere ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Amazon.com: The American President: DVD: Michael Douglas,Annette Bening,Martin Sheen,Michael J. Fox,Anna Deavere Smith,Samantha Mathis,Shawna Waldron,David Paymer,Anne Haney,Richard Dreyfuss,Nina Siemaszko,Wendie Malick,Beau Billingslea,Gail Strickland,Joshua Malina,Clement von Franckenstein,Efrat Lavi,John Mahoney,Taylor Nichols,John Mahon,Rob Reiner
Michael Douglas is the widower President wooing environmental lobbyist Annette Bening in this romantic hit by Rob Reiner.
The American President: Original Score From The Motion Picture ~ Marc Shaiman
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 American President
"Apart from its too-obvious political bias, The American President has romance in its heart, smarts in abundance and class to spare."
"The American President becomes a pretty darn entertaining and affecting movie after its first simpering 20 minutes."
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