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The American President

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Charming comedy about a widowed president who attempts to juggle his romantic life with his political commitments. President Andrew Shepherd finds his otherwise uneventful private life thrust into the public glare when he unexpectedly falls in love with a feisty environmental lobbyist. As it is election year, Shepherd's new-found romance only adds to the problems faced by his tightly run campaign team. Show less


President Andrew Shepherd:
Michael Douglas
Rob Reiner
Sydney Ellen Wade:
Annette Bening
A. J. MacInerney:
Martin Sheen
Lewis Rothschild:
Michael J Fox
Janie Basdin:
Samantha Mathis
Leon Kodak:
David Paymer
Senator Bob Rumson:
Richard Dreyfuss
Marc Shaiman
Director of photography:
John Seale


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