The Presidents 2016: Reagan
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In 1988, after two terms in office, Ronald Reagan left the White House one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century -- and one of the most controversial.
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A biography from American Experience's collection of presidential portraits.
The delegations of Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan met in Geneva in 1985.
As the 1984 election approached, many voters voiced their concerned with Reagan's age.
Americans doubted that a former Hollywood "B" actor could manage the country.
President Reagan needed to make concessions in order to reduce the nuclear threat.
On March 30th, 1981, President Reagan was shot.
Nancy Reagan made things difficult at times with her stubbornness.
In November 1986 Reagan admitted that arms had been shipped to Iran.
In 1981, Reagan aided the Polish workers movement.
In 1982, the economy under the Reagan Administration looked bleak.
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