Reagan at Reykjavik

Reagan at Reykjavik

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The dramatic, first-hand account of the historic 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Iceland—the definitive weekend that was the key turning point in the Cold War—by President Reagan’s arms control director, Ken Adelman.

In October 1986, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev met for a forty-eight-hour summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. Planned as a short, inconsequential gathering to outline future talks, the meeting quickly turned to major international issues, including… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

What really animates “Reagan at Reykjavik” is a desire to explain how the gathering could be so significant despite the fact that Adelman and many of his colleagues found their boss’s key declarations there somewhere between inane and insane.

The weakness of Adelman’s account is that he doesn’t do justice to Gorbachev’s radical ambitions.

Book Details  

Publisher: Broadside e-books (May 06, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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