Reagan and Gorbachev: how the Cold War ended.



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Extensive notes on front and back end papers concerning the author's professional history as an ambassador, experiences working with Ronald Reagan, Gorbachev and his reception in Washington, nuclear arms and human rights issues, Afghanistan, the fall of the Soviet Union, the Geneva Summit, a list containing the names of a Soviet military leader, nuclear physicist and dissident, and a human rights activist, and a list containing the names of the Secretary of State, Deputy Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, National Security Advisors, the Director of the CIA serving during the Reagan administration. In laid notes include a chronological list of events preceding the collapse of the Soviet Union. Annotations by Brian Lamb in the margins and underlining of pertinent phrases throughout the book.Brian Lamb asks: “Who did you interview for this book?” “What about Yeltzin?” “How often did you do mock sessions to plan for Gorby's meetings?” “Did he use cards?” “Gorby's temper, how hot did it get?” “Why are the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War two different things?” “Did you ever think there was a chance to reduce nuclear weapons?” “What was the four pact agenda?” “Was there a Soviet plan for world domination?” “Should the size of the Soviet military have been kept a secret?”


Matlock, Jack F, “Reagan and Gorbachev: how the Cold War ended.,” One Book. One Author. One Hour., accessed June 27, 2022,


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Reagan and Gorbachev: how the Cold War ended.


Matlock, Jack F


Program air date: September 26, 2004


Describes Ronald Reagan's policies towards the Soviet Union, the summit meetings between Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, and how the two leaders reached agreements on missile and troop reductions that eventually led to the end of the cold war.


"Reagan, Ronald."
"Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich, 1931-"
"Summit meetings--Switzerland--Geneva."
"Summit meetings--Iceland--Reykjavík."


Brian Lamb Booknotes Collection
Gift of Brian Lamb, 2011.


Random House
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives


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