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Mikhail Gorbachev & President Ronald Reagan
On June 12, 1987, President Reagan, during a visit to the divided German city of Berlin, publicly challenged Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev to tear down the wall. Reagan said, "Secretary General Gorbachev, if you seek peace--if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe--if you seek liberalization: come here, to this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall."

29 months later, Gorbachev allowed Berliners to destroy the wall. On September 12, 1990, former President Reagan took a few symbolic hammer swings of the remnant Berlin Wall.

Gorbachev, who had been in office since 1985, stepped down from his post as Soviet leader in 1991. Reagan, who served two terms as president, from 1981 to 1989, died on June 5, 2004, at age 93.
Date & Place: in Washington, District Of Columbia USA
I was raised during the Gorbachev / President Reagan years. What a scary time!
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Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev was born on March 2, 1931. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev .
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Ronald Wilson Reagan
Ronald Reagan was an American politician, actor, and 40th President of the United States. Born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, Reagan's early life was shaped by his family's struggles during the Great Depression. After graduating from Eureka College in 1932, he worked as a radio sports announcer and actor before eventually turning to politics. Reagan's rise to national prominence began in the 1960s, when he became a popular conservative spokesperson and a vocal opponent of communism. He served two terms as Governor of California, from 1967 to 1975, before winning the presidency in 1980. As president, Reagan is remembered for his staunch conservative policies, his efforts to end the Cold War, and his enduring legacy as a cultural and political icon. Reagan passed away on June 5, 2004, but his impact on American politics and culture remains significant to this day.
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