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Craig Shirley Names 11 Best Political Films of All-Time

Former President Ronald Reagan poses on the field in a scene from the 1940 film "Knute Rockne – All American," before eventually being elected U.S. president. (AP)

By    |   Monday, 28 May 2018 06:43 PM EDT

Ronald Reagan is known as one of our greatest presidents, but he was also known as a pretty good actor, too, having made over 50 movies. He briefly touched the A List for starring roles in "Knute Rockne – All American" and "Kings Row." But with the outbreak of World War II, Reagan's military service took precedence and his career never really recovered.

Despite this, he was a reliable B movie actor for many years and often got more fan mail at his studio than others, including Errol Flynn. In fact, Reagan received so much mail; he hired his mother, Nelle, to handle it along with a team of other women.

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Presidential historian Craig Shirley outlines his top 10 (plus one) best, or at least the most consequential, of political films of all time in a Newsmax exclusive.
historian, political films, motion pictures, movie industry
Monday, 28 May 2018 06:43 PM
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