RONALD REAGAN: THE GREAT COMMUNICATOR, MPI Home Video, $79.98.
The most comprehensive collection of President Ronald Reagan’s speeches has been brought together in this four-volume video set. Clips of more than 100 presidential appearances and rare newsreels document every major event in Reagan’s eight years as president of the United States. Highlights from the nearly six-hour program include Reagan’s inaugural address, the release of the Iranian hostages, the agreement with the Soviet Union to reduce nuclear arsenals, a series of hilarious impromptu jokes and quips, and recollections from Reagan’s parents about their famous son.
More multi-media reviews from the April 2000 Issue of American History:
GEORGE WASHINGTON: PORTRAIT IN SONG (CD)