Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This video presents a portrait of Ronald Reagan. In a story that reads like a Hollywood script, this star of film and television went on to play the leading man in national politics. The video chronicles Reagan's journey, with clips from films, including The Knute Rockne Story, and his television series, Death Valley Days. His political activities led to his election as governor of California, and ultimately, to the highest office in America. Interviews with family, friends, and colleagues provide insight into the public and private side of this actor, who took on the role of a lifetime as President of the United States.