PBS NewsHour

Understanding the two sides of Ronald Reagan

Clip: 08/13/2015 | 6m 6s

How did Ronald Reagan, a seemingly ordinary man in many ways, become a president who dominated American politics and ideology in the second half of the 20th century? H.W. Brands offers his take on the politician and pragmatist in “Reagan: A Life.” Brands joins Jeffrey Brown for a conversation.

Aired: 08/13/15

Rating: NR

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