Ronald Reagan and the End of the Cold War

Mr. Billington talked about how President Reagan did not take the credit for the end of the Cold War when Mr. Billington believes… read more

Mr. Billington talked about how President Reagan did not take the credit for the end of the Cold War when Mr. Billington believes he deserved some credit. He stated that the end of the Cold War, which he believes is the most important political development of the second half of the twentieth century, has yet to have a proper historical description. He said that President Reagan created an atmosphere with the ideas of personal freedom and individual responsibility that accelerated the collapse of the Communist ideology and the Soviet system. close

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Ronald Reagan and the End of the Cold War

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118224-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Simi Valley, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 9, 1999
Last Aired:
Jan 10, 1999

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  • Jan 09, 1999 | 9:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 10, 1999 | 12:32am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 10, 1999 | 4:23am EST | C-SPAN 1
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