The Influence Of Ronald Reagan's Career In Hollywood

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America's entry into World War II interrupted Ronald Reagan's career in Hollywood. A captain in the United States
Army Air Corps, he was assigned the task of producing training films to prepare soldiers for combat. After the war,
Ronald Reagan returned to acting in the movies.

Ronald Reagan's turn to political activity had begun several years earlier, when he was president of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) from 1947 to 1952. He served a final term as SAG president from 1959 to 1960. The Hollywood community during those years was filled with political controversy caused by the worldwide conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union. It was called the Cold War because the opponents rarely directly engaged in battle. Ronald Reagan

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