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Crusader Ronald Reagan and the Fall of Communism

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ISBN-10: 0061189243

ISBN-13: 9780061189241

Edition: 2007

Authors: Paul Kengor

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With The Crusader, presidential historian Paul Kengor (God and Ronald Reagan) returns with the one book about Reagan that has not been written: the story of his lifelong crusade against communism, and of his concertedand ultimately triumphanteffort to overthrow the Soviet Union. Kengor draws on reams of newly declassified presidential papers, previously untapped Soviet media archives and new interviews with key players, as he traces Reagan's lifelong efforts to target the Soviet Union and what he famously dubbed the "Evil Empire." Kengor's work reveals what historians are only beginning to realize: Reagan not only wished for the collapse of communism, but had a deep and specific…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.08" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Preface
The Early Years
Rock River Rescuer
Reagan's Long March: The 1940s
The TV Crusade: 1950 to mid-1960s
Cold War Governor: Late 1960s
Breaking the Mold: 1970s
"Let's Make America Great Again": 1980
The First Term
First Priorities: January to November 1981
Poland Explodes: December 1981
Commencing the Crusade: January to June 1982
The Vatican and Westminster: June 7-8, 1982
Plans and the Pipeline: Mid-June to December 1982
The Hottest Year in a Cold War: 1983
Grenada and Winning: October to December 1983
Winning the Second Term: 1984
The Second Term
The Emergence of Mikhail Gorbachev: March 1985
Afghanistan, the Arms Race, and Gorbachev: April to November 1985
Conspiracies and Stingers: Late 1985 to 1986
Calling for Liberation: 1987
"Our formula for completing our crusade": 1988
The Fall of the Soviet Empire
The March of Freedom: 1989
The Coroner Comes to the Kremlin: 1990-1991
Drifting Back
Epilogue
Text of KGB Letter on Senator Ted Kennedy
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index