Thanksgiving Afternoon and Overnight: FNC Re-Running ‘The Rise, Fall & Future of Conservatism’

Thanksgiving afternoon at 3 PM EST, with another re-run overnight at 2 AM EST Thursday night/Friday morning, the Fox News Channel is re-running the first three hours of the six-part Fox News Reporting: The Right, All Along: The Rise, Fall & Future of Conservatism, the documentary series hosted by Brit Hume.

> At 3 PM EST/12 noon PST (and 2 AM EST/11 PM PST): “Right from the Start”

> At 4 PM EST/1 PM PST (and 3 AM EST/12 AM PST): “A Time for Choosing”

> At 5 PM EST/2 PM PST (and 4 AM EST/1 AM PST): “Path to Power”

Part 4, “Reagan’s Resolve,” will debut this coming Sunday at 9 PM EST/6 PM PST. A preview and more about the series.

From that page, brief synopses for the second and third of the three parts re-running Thanksgiving afternoon and night:

Reel Two: “A Time for Choosing”

This episode tells the inside story of how conservatives rebuilt their movement in the decade following Barry Goldwater's devastating defeat in the 1964 presidential election.

See actor Ronald Reagan inspire young conservatives as he moved from Hollywood to politics, served two terms as California governor and nearly won the Republican presidential nomination in 1968

Follow National Review founder William F. Buckley Jr. in his only foray into elective politics — a wild race for Mayor of New York

Watch conservatives' hope turn to disappointment as Richard Nixon wins the White House, only to turn his back on conservative principles

This Fox News Reporting hour features rare footage and exclusive interviews with William F. Buckley, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Henry Kissinger, George Shultz, Dan Quayle, Pat Buchanan, Rush Limbaugh and many others who tell their personal accounts of conservatism's startling victories and crushing defeats from 1964 through 1974.

Reel Three: “Path to Power”

This episode tells the inside story of how conservatives reshaped their movement following President Nixon's Watergate scandal.

Ronald Reagan's 1976 primary challenge to incumbent President Gerald Ford

The rise of Christian conservatives on the national political scene

The story of how the neoconservatives moved politically left to right

Reagan's 1980 run for the White House and his victory as an unapologetic conservative

This Fox News Reporting hour features rare footage and exclusive interviews with Dick Cheney, Pat Robertson, Donald Rumsfeld, Henry Kissinger, Jack Kemp, Phyllis Schlafly, Steve Forbes, Rush Limbaugh and many others who tell their personal accounts of conservatism's struggles and ultimate victory from the 1970s to 1980.

— Brent Baker is Vice President for Research and Publications at the Media Research Center. Click here to follow him on Twitter.
Brent Baker
Brent Baker
Brent Baker is the Steven P.J. Wood Senior Fellow and VP for Research and Publications at the Media Research Center