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.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
She set out to save a species… us.