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    • The Triumph of Improvisation

    • Gorbachev's Adaptability, Reagan's Engagement, and the End of the Cold War
    • By: James Graham Wilson
    • Narrated by: Graham Christian Barnard
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Triumph of Improvisation, James Graham Wilson takes a long view of the end of the Cold War, from the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979 to Operation Desert Storm in January 1991. Drawing on deep archival research and recently declassified papers, Wilson argues that adaptation, improvisation, and engagement by individuals in positions of power ended the specter of a nuclear holocaust.

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    • Reagan and the World

    • Leadership and National Security, 1981-1989, Studies In Conflict Diplomacy Peace
    • By: Bradley Lynn Coleman, Kyle Longley, Jack Matlock Jr., and others
    • Narrated by: Kirk O. Winkler
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Throughout his presidency, Ronald Reagan sought "peace through strength" during an era of historic change. In the decades since, pundits and scholars have argued over the president's legacy: some consider Reagan a charismatic and consummate leader, who renewed American strength and defeated communism. To others he was an ambitious and dangerous warmonger, whose presidency was plagued with mismanagement, misconduct, and foreign policy failures.

    Regular price: $24.95