The 14‑part series situating America's current electoral politics in a rich historical perspective.

September 2011 - December 2011
This series is no longer in production.

About This Series

C SPAN's 14-part series The Contenders helps put America's present electoral politics in historical perspective. Reaching across time, political parties, and geography, The Contenders presents key figures who have run for president and lost, but changed political history nevertheless.