Reagan
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Few American presidents have engendered the degree of controversy associated with the 40th, Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004), who held office from 1981-89. Many Americans, especially those on the right, still lionize Reagan as a modern hero, while others passionately argue that the man was merely a figurehead, an "empty suit" surrounded by a vast, whirling Republican political machine. But where does the truth lie? The documentary Reagan enlists such elements as interviews with historians and seldom-seen archival footage to investigate the various element that shaped this undeniably… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A must-see for fans of non-fiction film, fans of the 40th president, and even those critical of the man for whatever reason."
‑ Christopher Campbell, Cinematical
"While it's not surprising to see the president's son Ron picking his way through a potential minefield, wanting both to celebrate his father and address his failings honestly, what's the filmmaker's rationale?"
‑ Kimberly Gadette, Indie Movies Online
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