Ronald Reagan: The Life and Legacy
Part three in the series will track Reagan's early political life, including his years spent as a staunch supporter of Franklin Roosevelt, before eventually switching parties and serving as the two-term Republican Governor of California during the unrest of the late 1960s.
Reagan's success was tied directly to his ability to communicate. Discover how his reputation as The Great Communicator influenced his philosophy and political strategy.
During Reagan's first term he appointment Sandra Day O'Conner to the Supreme Court, the first woman to hold the position. He also instated his supply-side economic theories sometimes called 'The Trickle Down Theory'.
Reagan won reelection to his second term as President by the largest electoral margin in the history of the country. Part five of this series covers the Just Say No Campaign, bombing in Libya, the Challenger disaster along with other key moments of Reagan's final years in the White House.
Ronald Reagan's impact and lasting legacy are the focus of this final episode along with his personal life, including his battle with Alzheimer's disease.
There is little argument that Ronald Reagan's greatest accomplishment as President of the United States was putting an end to the 40-plus year Cold War. Part six covers the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
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