Listen to the almost-rocky transition of the Eisenhower administration into office after an ugly campaign and falling-out with his one-time friend, Harry Truman.
Listen to this description of Truman and Eisenhower's relationship following the latter's election win, and subsequently complicating matters with a love affair.
Listen to top counter-terror advisor Richard Clarke give his take on the national security threats facing a fumbling transition of presidential power.
Listen to the press conference following George W. Bush's victory over President-incumbent Bill Clinton, and get a sense of the collaboration behind closed doors.
Listen to Senior National Security Analyst, Fran Townsend, explain why a smooth transition is absolutely paramount to national security and domestic affairs.
Listen to this newscast of Eisenhower's meeting with Kennedy to discuss the transition of power during one of the most precarious periods in American history.
Listen to the directors of the Herbert Hoover and FDR Presidential Libraries outline the context of this transition during tumultuous times.
Listen to the press conference following Trump's meeting with Obama, where the former president briefs the president-elect on the issues of the times.