American Experience

Reagan Preview

Preview: Season 10 Episode 6 | 30s

In 1988, after two terms in office, Ronald Reagan left the White House one of the most popular presidents of the twentieth century -- and one of the most controversial. One by one, his opponents underestimated him; one by one, Reagan surprised them, rising to become a president who always preferred to see America as a "shining city on a hill."

Aired: 02/06/11

Rating: NR

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