Ronald Reagan: The Life and Legacy

Ronald Reagan: The Life and Legacy

  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (5)

Ronald Reagan: The Life and Legacy is an investigative documentary show that takes viewer along as the depths of one of the most popular presidents in American history is researched. The show explores the journey one man took from popular Hollywood actor to the White House in an up close and personal way. The experts, friends, and coworkers of the legend offer up some tidbits about the drive and ambition behind the man, and the show puts a lot of serious effort into revealing the effects and decisions he made would impact the future and direction of an entire nation.

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Impact and Legacy
8. Impact and Legacy
April 18, 2014
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.
The Great Communicator
7. The Great Communicator
April 18, 2014
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.
The Cold War
6. The Cold War
April 18, 2014
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.
The Second Term
5. The Second Term
April 18, 2014
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.
The Supreme Court and Reaganomics
4. The Supreme Court and Reaganomics
April 18, 2014
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'.
The First Term
3. The First Term
April 18, 2014
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.
A Political Career Begins
2. A Political Career Begins
April 18, 2014
Examine Reagan's early career as a radio announcer, before eventually moving on to have a successful acting career in Hollywood. Part two will also take a look at Reagan's role as President of The Screen Actors Guild, including testifying before Joseph McCarthy's infamous House Un-American Activities Committee about Communist activity within the film industry during the 1950s.
The Early Years of Stage and Screen
1. The Early Years of Stage and Screen
April 18, 2014
Examine the life of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan. From a small-town, Midwestern childhood spent moving from town to town, part one will chronicle the future President's adolescent years, growing up under the shadow of an alcoholic father, barely able to support his family.
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Ronald Reagan: The Life and Legacy is an investigative documentary show that takes viewer along as the depths of one of the most popular presidents in American history is researched. The show explores the journey one man took from popular Hollywood actor to the White House in an up close and personal way. The experts, friends, and coworkers of the legend offer up some tidbits about the drive and ambition behind the man, and the show puts a lot of serious effort into revealing the effects and decisions he made would impact the future and direction of an entire nation.Ronald Reagan: The Life and Legacy is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on April 18, 2014.

Ronald Reagan: The Life and Legacy is available for streaming on the Mill Creek Entertainment website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Ronald Reagan: The Life and Legacy on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Hoopla, Apple TV and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 18, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (5)