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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Reagan

In this episode:

Ronald Reagan's legacy is examined.

 


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American Experience

Reagan

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In 1989, after two terms in office, Ronald Wilson Reagan left the White House one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century — and one of the most controversial. When his Hollywood career began to wane, Reagan turned to politics. One by one, his opponents underestimated him; one by one, Reagan surprised them, rising to become a president who always preferred to see America as a "shining city on a hill." Learn more... 

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