The rebellion of Ronald Reagan: a history of the end of the Cold War

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Drawing on new interviews and previously unavailable documents, James Mann offers a fresh and compelling narrative-a new history assessing what Ronald Reagan did and did not do to help bring America's four-decade conflict with the Soviet Union to a close.As he did so masterfully in Rise of the Vulcans, Mann sheds new light on the hidden aspects of American foreign policy. He reveals previously undisclosed secret messages between Reagan and Moscow; internal White House intrigues; and battles with leading figures such as Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger, who repeatedly questioned Reagan's unfolding diplomacy with Mikhail Gorbachev. He details the background and fierce debate over Reagan's famous Berlin Wall speech and shows how it fit into Reagan's policies. Ultimately, Mann dispels the facile stereotypes of Reagan in favor of a levelheaded, cogent understanding of a determined president and his strategy.This book finally answers the troubling questions about Reagan's actual role in the crumbling of Soviet power. Mann concludes that by recognizing the significance of Gorbachev, Reagan helped bring the Cold War to a close.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Cold War, History, Modern -- 1945-1989, Massie, Suzanne -- Influence, Nixon, Richard M. -- (Richard Milhous), -- 1913-1994 -- Influence, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Executive Branch, POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General, Political leadership -- United States -- Case studies, Presidents -- United States -- Biography, Reagan, Ronald -- Oratory, Reagan, Ronald -- Political and social views, Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States, United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989, United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union
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title The rebellion of Ronald Reagan : a history of the end of the Cold War
title_display The rebellion of Ronald Reagan : a history of the end of the Cold War
title_full The rebellion of Ronald Reagan : a history of the end of the Cold War [electronic resource] / James Mann, The rebellion of Ronald Reagan [sound recording] : a history of the end of the Cold War / James Mann
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topic Audiobooks, Cold War, History, Modern 1945-1989, Massie, Suzanne Influence, Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 Influence, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Executive Branch, POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General, Political leadership United States Case studies, Presidents United States Biography, Reagan, Ronald Oratory, Reagan, Ronald Political and social views, Soviet Union Foreign relations United States, United States Foreign relations 1981-1989, United States Foreign relations Soviet Union
topic_facet Audiobooks, Cold War, Foreign relations, Influence, Massie, Suzanne, Nixon, Richard M, Oratory, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Executive Branch, Political and social views, Political leadership, Presidents, Reagan, Ronald