NBC News Presents: Ronald Reagan

NBC News Presents: Ronald Reagan

Cast: Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan

     
 

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This tribute to actor and politician Ronald Reagan -- prepared by NBC News shortly after the former president's passing -- has been given a much-expanded presentation for its release on DVD. NBC News Presents: Ronald Reagan has been transferred to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The…  See more details below

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This tribute to actor and politician Ronald Reagan -- prepared by NBC News shortly after the former president's passing -- has been given a much-expanded presentation for its release on DVD. NBC News Presents: Ronald Reagan has been transferred to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The narration and interviews are in English, with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish. Bonus materials include a number of archival pieces on Reagan, including his 1981 inaugural address, his final presidential address before leaving office, a look at his relationship with his wife and children, and an episode of The General Electric Theater starring Reagan.

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Produced in the weeks following Ronald Wilson Reagan's death on June 5, 2004, and released six weeks later, this 41-minute biography of the 40th President of the United States includes extensive bonus features. Noteworthy among these is "The Long Goodbye," anchored by correspondent Dennis Murphy, which reviews the nationwide commemorations in the wake of Reagan's death, including footage from his funeral service at the National Cathedral in Washington.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/20/2004
UPC:
0025192611322
Original Release:
2004
Rating:
NR
Source:
Universal Studios
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
3:11:00
Sales rank:
94,463

Special Features

"A Day With President Reagan," presented by David Brinkley; "Love Letters" to Nancy; Performance from the General Electric Theater; Inspiring 1981 inaugural address; Reagan challenges Gorbachev to "tear down this wall"; "Dear Ron": Correspondence with a lifelong pal; Farewell address; "Golden Anniversary": Interview on the Reagans' 50th anniversary; "The Long Goodbye": Nationwide commemorations following Reagan's passing

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Farewell to the Chief [13:45]
2. The Great Communicator [9:25]
3. The Gipper [8:08]
4. Picture Perfect [9:37]

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