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Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN10: 1439170053 ISBN13: 9781439170052 DDC: 973.927092 LCC: E877.2 Edition: (ebk.)

Summary

Drawing on interviews with Reagan administration officials, journalists, historians, and eyewitnesses, the author focuses on Ronald Reagan's June 1987 speech at the Brandenburg Gate and his historic challenge to Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index. 1.Better Than a War --2.The Last Best Hope --3.Ash Heap of History --4.Fireside Talks --5.The Dinner Party --6."A Missed Opportunity" --7.The Wall Must Go --8.The Sign of the Cross --9.Mikhail and Ron --10."That Magic Line" --Appendix.Remarks on East-West Relations at the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin.

Classification

  • LCC: E877.2
  • Dewey Decimal: 973.927092

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: 229 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition Info: (ebk.)

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