The Real Ronald Reagan


Episode Info

This PBS documentary explores the real life of Ronald Reagan, from B-movie actor, to governor of California, to the 40th president of the United States. This man of strength and character guided America through one of its most prosperous times, from 1981 through 1989, eventually handing down the mantle of leadership to then-vice president George Bush. Part of the Frontline series, this episode examines the legacy behind the "Great Communicator," and the policies that helped shape a nation.