The Reagans (2020)

The Reagans (2020)

A four-part documentary series that explores the many surprisingly unexamined aspects of the Reagan White House, and how Nancy Reagan's paper-doll image was at odds with the power she ultimately wielded throughout her husband's presidency.


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Part 3 - The Great Undoing

November 29, 2020

The triumph of both Reagans is explored as Ronald sets about undoing the New Deal and Great Society, setting off a political chain reaction that reverberates to this day. Nancy struggles with her image, as does Ronald.

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Part 2 - The Right Turn

November 22, 2020

A closer look at Reagan's record on race - and a re-examination of his history as a law-and-order candidate who effectively used racialist codes as a strategy to win elections. Nancy starts to come into her own as a political force.

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Part 1 - The Hollywood Myth Machine

November 15, 2020

The rise of Ronald Reagan from liberal movie star to an unlikely conservative politician who shocked the nation by capturing the governorship of the largest state. Series premiere.