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Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)

This new public television series documents the life of former Secretary of State George Shultz, providing a rare close-up look at this remarkable man who served his country at the highest level during an unforgettable time. The three-hour series offers a never-before-seen look at the inner workings of the Reagan White House, capturing the intrigue and infighting as advisors vie for the ear of the President over historic issues such as Iran/Contra and the Star Wars Strategic Defense Initiative. Through the vivid memories of George Shultz, other cabinet members, journalists and historians, the gripping tensions of these times come to . . .
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Friday, Mar 23, 2012 - 11:00 PM    "Swords Into Plowshares" Shultz is in the midst of preparations for the summit meeting between Reagan and Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland, when news breaks that the United States was indeed trading arms for the Nicaraguan Contras to secure the release of the Iran hostages, and Newsweek reveals that the CIA is mining the harbor in Managua. The Reykjavik summit leads to the most significant nuclear arms reduction pact of the Cold War and is the pinnacle of Shultz' career in government service. In January 1989, Shultz leaves the State Department. D
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Friday, Mar 23, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Swords Into Plowshares" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 3:00 AM "A Call to Service" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 4:00 AM "To Start The World Again" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 5:00 AM "Swords Into Plowshares" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 9:00 AM "A Call to Service" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 10:00 AM "To Start The World Again" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Swords Into Plowshares" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 4:00 PM "A Call to Service" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 6:00 PM "Swords Into Plowshares" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 9:00 PM "A Call to Service" (WORLD)
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