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Tuesday, August 4 at 8PM

Ronald Reagan was America’s most ideological president in his rhetoric, yet pragmatic in his actions. He believed in balanced budgets, but never submitted one; hated nuclear weapons, but built them by the thousands; preached family values, but presided over a dysfunctional family. His vision of America divided the nation, yet no matter what people thought of him politically, Reagan always won them over personally.

We take a look at Reagan’s life through the testimony of family, friends, historians, biographers, in “Reagan | American Experience.”

Airs Tuesday, August 4 at 8PM on Mountain Lake PBS.