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S1, E1 Part 1 - The Hollywood Myth Machine

Original Air Date: Nov 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. Closely examining American myths and the myth-making so expertly exploited by the Reagans to seize power, episode one also looks at the ruthless rise of the corporate political right, which led Reagan to become an evangelist for small government. Series premiere.

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    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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