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Title:
Three days in Moscow : Ronald Reagan and the fall of the Soviet empire
Author:
Baier, Bret, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
Physical Description:
xvi, 397 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Summary:
Recounts the events of Reagan's historic, three-day 1988 Moscow Summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, examining the importance of Reagan's speech at Moscow State University that offered a new vision of the future to the Soviet people.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: Finding Reagan -- Prologue: The walk -- Reagan's destiny. Dream maker ; A political evolution ; The greatest stage ; A revolution of ideas -- Speaking truth. The trumpet call ; Ron and Mikhail ; Iceland freeze ; "Tear down this wall!" -- Three days in Moscow. The true mission ; Cry freedom ; The speech ; Morning in Moscow -- Dreams for the future. The fall ; Without firing a shot -- The last word: 2018 -- Appendix: Ronald Reagan's speech at Moscow State University.
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ISBN:
9780062748362
Format :
Book