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Turmoil & Triumph: The George Shutlz Years Previous Broadcasts

Swords Into Plowshares (Episode #103H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Swords into Plowshares begins as the Iran-Contra scandal grows. A summit meeting continues in Iceland as Reagan and Gorbachev meet each other face to face for a second time to determine the future of a nuclear world. Tempers flare as Shultz realizes that Reagan will not give up the Star Wars Space Defense Initiative even if Gorbachev agrees to destroy all Soviet nuclear weapons.

To Start The World Again (Episode #102H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

To Start the World Again goes inside the Reagan White House. Cabinet members continue to vie for the President's attention, putting forth competing tactics to achieve the administration's goals. Reagan is taken with the Contras, a group of rebels fighting the Communist government in Nicaragua. While Congress had ruled out the use of Defense Department or CIA funds to help the rebels, some advisors keep bringing the issue to Reagan's attention.

A Call to Service (Episode #101H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

A Call to Service introduces the new Secretary through the details of how his early life, his service as a U.S. Marine, and his academic career as a free market economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and as Dean of the Business School at the University of Chicago led to his early cabinet posts as Secretary of Labor and Treasury under President Nixon.

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