Events of November 20 in THE REAGAN YEARS:

1980:  President-elect Reagan is briefed by President Carter, who later reveals that Reagan asked few questions and took no notes.
1980:  Nancy Reagan tells a reporter that she and the president are going to set an example of "a higher sense of morality... It kind of filters down from the top somehow."
1983:  After the TV movie "The Day After" shows a fictional nuclear war, the Reagan administration puts Secretary of State George Shultz on the tube to say that nothing bad is going to happen.
1987:  The administration announces that 2500 Cuban prisoners will be sent back to Cuba. The prisoners in question riot and take hostages, to the complete surprise of Attorney General Ed Meese.