In 1988, after two terms in office, Ronald Reagan left the White House one of the most popular presidents of the twentieth century -- and one of the most controversial. One by one, his opponents underestimated him; one by one, Reagan surprised them, rising to become a president who always preferred to see America as a "shining city on a hill."Premiere Date: February 6, 2011 | Runtime: 00:00:30
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American Experience, TVs most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.