Ronald Reagan: The Hollywood Years & the Presidential Years
The story of Ronald Reagan, who grew up in the Midwest and became a Hollywood actor before entering political life as a U.S. governor and President.
S01:E01 - Ronald Reagan: The Hollywood Years
Ronald Reagan: The Hollywood Years explores Reagan's career as an actor on the silver screen & television! During his time in Hollywood, Reagan landed roles in over 50 movies, almost always playing the Hero. From his chilling delivery of "Where's the Rest of me?" in "King's Row" to the immortal line of "Go out there & win one for the Gipper" in "Knute Rockne: All American", Reagan has had numerous legendary roles! Later making the jump to Television, Reagan would appear on Television screens in millions of homes across America as the Host of "Death Valley Days" & "General Electric Theater"! This documentary uses archival film footage, & interviews with friends, & colleagues to tell the story of this Hollywood star, still destined for his leading man role of President of the United States!
S01:E02 - Ronald Reagan: The Presidential Years
The story of Ronald Reagan, is the story of the American dream! After becoming a staunch Republican, Reagan was elected governor of California in 1966. His political fortunes led him to the White House, where he took office as President of the United States in 1980 & again in 1984. The documentary covers the events & legacy of his administration with archival film footage, as well as interviews with family, friends, and colleagues. With his wife Nancy Reagan ever by his side, Reagan enjoyed great popularity as one of America's most likable presidents.