A comparison of George Bush and Ronald Reagan. "In many ways, George Bush was what Reagan pretended to be," says the film's narrator, David Ogden Stiers. It seemed that Bush embodied all the characters Reagan had portrayed in film.
Narrator: In many ways George Bush was what Ronald Reagan pretended to be. As an actor, Ronald Reagan played the war hero. George Bush was a war hero -- a decorated naval aviator. Ronald Reagan played the athlete. George Bush was the captain of his Yale baseball team and played twice in the college championship game. He was also a first rate tennis player. Both preached family values, but only Bush could point to a happy family. Reagan turned to Bush as a way to unify the conservative and moderate wings on the party. He was also the only other candidate to win any primaries.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.