The Resource Tear down this wall : a city, a president, and the speech that ended the Cold War, Romesh Ratnesar

Tear down this wall : a city, a president, and the speech that ended the Cold War, Romesh Ratnesar

Label
Tear down this wall : a city, a president, and the speech that ended the Cold War
Title
Tear down this wall
Title remainder
a city, a president, and the speech that ended the Cold War
Statement of responsibility
Romesh Ratnesar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on interviews with Reagan administration officials, journalists, historians, and eyewitnesses, the author focuses on Ronald Reagan's June 1987 speech at the Brandenburg Gate and his historic challenge to Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ratnesar, Romesh
Index
index present
LC call number
E877.2
LC item number
.R38 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989
  • Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
  • Cold War
Label
Tear down this wall : a city, a president, and the speech that ended the Cold War, Romesh Ratnesar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-206) and index
Contents
Better than a war -- The last best hope -- Ash heap of history -- Fireside talks -- The dinner party -- "A missed opportunity" -- The wall must go -- The sign of the cross -- Mikhail and Ron -- "That magic line" -- Appendix : Remarks on East-West relations at the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
229 p.
Isbn
9781439170052
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2009024213
Note
Joe and Kristen Castiglione collection.
System control number
  • 3396969-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3396969
  • (Sirsi) o316028256
  • (OCoLC)316028256
Label
Tear down this wall : a city, a president, and the speech that ended the Cold War, Romesh Ratnesar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-206) and index
Contents
Better than a war -- The last best hope -- Ash heap of history -- Fireside talks -- The dinner party -- "A missed opportunity" -- The wall must go -- The sign of the cross -- Mikhail and Ron -- "That magic line" -- Appendix : Remarks on East-West relations at the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
229 p.
Isbn
9781439170052
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2009024213
Note
Joe and Kristen Castiglione collection.
System control number
  • 3396969-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3396969
  • (Sirsi) o316028256
  • (OCoLC)316028256

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