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Reagan Presidency

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  • 1980 Campaign and Election

    This program focuses on the campaign and election of Ronald Reagan against President Jimmy Carter in 1980.

    Length: 00:07:29
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Assassination Attempt

    On March 30, 1981, an assassination attempt was made on the life of President Reagan. This program examines the event itself in addition to the effect it had on the nation.

    Length: 00:03:36
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Berlin Wall

    The "Iron Curtain" which symbolized the barriers of the Cold War is the topic of this program in addition to the controversy surrounding its remaining existence.

    Length: 00:05:09
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Cold War History

    This program examines the beginning of Reagan's first term of Presidency by addressing the already active Cold War, particularly focusing on his stance on nuclear weapons and his relationship with current General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Leodnid Brezhnev.

    Length: 00:06:19
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union between 1985 & 1991. This program focuses on his policies during the Cold War as he enters office.

    Length: 00:03:13
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Gorbachev U.S. Summit

    In 1987, the INF Treaty was signed by the United States and the Soviet Union eliminating nuclear & convential ground launched ballistic & cruise missiles with intermediate ranges.

    Length: 00:05:59
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Immigration

    The Immigration policy is studied as well as the economic impact it made in the late 1980s.

    Length: 00:02:18
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Iran Contra Affair

    A United States political scandal in which the Reagan Administration illegally facilitated the sale of arms in an effort to release US hostages overseas.

    Length: 00:07:15
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Iran Contra Beginnings

    This program examines the contributing events leading up to what became a large scandal for the Reagan Administration during 1986.

    Length: 00:06:29
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Lebanon - Marine Barracks

    With the approval of Congress, Reagan sent forces to Lebanon to reduce the thread of civil war.

    Length: 00:06:54
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Reaganomics

    The economic policies promoted by President Reagan during the 1980s is studied in this program, including the effects of these policies on the country.

    Length: 00:18:12
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Reykjavik

    The Reykjavik Summit meeting was held between Reagan and Gorbachev in October of 1986. At the last minute, talks between the two parties collapsed. Despite this, progress was still made which eventually lead to later agreements.

    Length: 00:04:44
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Sandra Day O'connor

    President Reagan made history in 1981 with his appointment of Sandra Day O'Connor as a Supreme Court Judge.

    Length: 00:02:50
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • Sdi Missile Defense

    Mikhail Gorbachev served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union between 1985 & 1991. This program focuses on his policies during the Cold War as he enters office.

    Length: 00:06:06
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • The Middle East

    The American Government inserted themselves in the war between Iran & Iraq in 1982, and in order to maintain a balance of power, covertly supported both sides.

    Length: 00:12:11
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020
  • The Reagan Doctrine

    The Reagan Doctrine was orchestrated and implemented during the final years of the Cold War and became a defining aspect of Reagan's foreign policy.

    Length: 00:03:39
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 8/15/2020

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