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    After Words with Ken Adleman

    Ambassador Ken Adelman talked about his book, Reagan at Reykjavik: The Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War, in which he provides a firsthand account of the 1986 summit in Iceland,…

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    Book Discussion on Reykjavik Revisited

    Sidney Drell and Jim Goodby talked about Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons (Hoover Institution Press; December 30, 2008), which they co-edited with George…

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    The Fifteenth Anniversary of the End of the Soviet Union

    On December 25, 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as president of the USSR. The following day, the Supreme Soviet recognized the collapse of the Soviet Union and disbanded…

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    Perestroika 20th Anniversary

    International dignitaries commemorated the 20th anniversary of “perestroika” in the USSR with a symposium and gala hosted by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. The…

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    The Wall is Yet to Fall

    Former President Gorbachev talked about his global priorities for the 21st century. He focused on the continued need for globalization, solving the environmental crisis, and building a…

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    Address to Both Houses of Congress

    Former Soviet President Gorbachev addressed both houses of Congress in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol to discuss the new global political scene following the Cold War. He called for…

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    Open Phones: Gorbachev Resignation

    Telephone callers responded to the resignation of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and the televised speech by President Bush in reaction to the resignation, both of which were delivered…

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    Address on Gorbachev Resignation

    President Bush delivered a televised speech from the Oval Office to the United States on the resignation of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, who announced his resignation earlier in the…

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    Open Phones: Gorbachev Resignation

    Telephone callers reacted to the resignation of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev announced earlier in the day.

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    Soviet National Evening News

    The Soviet National Television broadcast “TV Inform” provided news coverage of current events for the citizens of the Soviet Union. News covered in the December 25…

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    Mikhail Gorbachev

    Four high school students discussed whether or not President Gorbachev is a fundamentally different type of Soviet leader. They expressed concern that he may not be able to follow…

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    Perestroika: Design or Deceptions

    The guest speakers discussed the motivation for President Gorbachev’s ideal of Perestroika and the impact of this concept on the Soviet Union and the rest of the world.

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    Gorbachev and the Future of Soviet Power

    Professor Cobb discussed the future of Soviet power and Gorbachev’s future.

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    Gorbachev's Political Status in U.S.S.R.

    The guest discussed his recent article "Cheers May Turn to Jeers When Gorbachev Gets Home".

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    Book Discussion on Gorbachev: Heretic in the Kremlin

    Mr. Doder, co-author of Gorbachev: Heretic in the Kremlin, discussed his recent book in which focuses on Gorbachev’s first five years in power. The book tells stories that…

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    Wellesley College Commencement

    Mrs. Bush’s invitation to speak created controversy on campus when a group of students petitioned to have the invitation rescinded. Mrs. Gorbachev accompanied…

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    U.S. Policy Response to Gorbachev

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    Reform in Soviet History

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