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Title:
Reagan's secret war : the untold story of his fight to save the world from nuclear disaster
Author:
Anderson, Martin, 1936-2015.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Crown Publishers, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xii, 450 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Reagan the man -- The awesome power of a president -- Juggling priorities, 1981 -- Near death from an assassin -- The beginning of the end of the Cold War -- Going for zero -- The bond with Pope John Paul II -- The nuclear abolitionist, 1982 -- "Star Wars" -- Close to nuclear war, 1985 -- "Star Wars" in Moscow -- The Geneva "Fireside" Summit -- The priority of human rights -- Gorbachev's gambit -- Soviet strategy at Reykjavik, 1986 -- The Iran-Contra controversy -- Gorbachev caves first, 1987 -- Treaty signing in Washington -- The Cold War ends, 1988.
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780307238610
Format :
Book

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