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Apr 02, 2020 - 04:19 AM By Jay Winik

On the Brink is a gripping narrative of the Cold War, told through the stories of three men and one woman who changed history during one of the world s most decisive and divisive decades In an extraordinary journey inside the Reagan era, rich in personal drama, Washington infighting, and international intrigue, Jay Winik not only captures the historic issues but takes usOn the Brink is a gripping narrative of the Cold War, told through the stories of three men and one woman who changed history during one of the world s most decisive and divisive decades In an extraordinary journey inside the Reagan era, rich in personal drama, Washington infighting, and international intrigue, Jay Winik not only captures the historic issues but takes us behind the scenes and into the turbulent lives of the daring but all too human men and women who dominated the nation s capital and drove the policies of war and peace Based on exclusive interviews and unparalleled access to key officials and confidential documents, On the Brink reveals, blow by blow, the crucial events and harrowing debates that never reached the headlines in closed meetings in Washington s marble floored corridors of power, in Central American jungle encounters and precarious European negotiations, in furious backroom confrontations at the U.N and in the historic summits between Reagan and Gorbachev From a tense U.S Soviet standoff and hair raising nuclear missile deployments, guerrilla wars, and secret diplomacy abroad, the action shifts to agonizing in the Kremlin and the most dramatic summit in history, at Hofdi House.
  • Title: On the Brink: The Dramatic Behind the Scenes Saga of the Reagan Era and the Men and Women Who Won the Cold War
  • Author: Jay Winik
  • ISBN: 9780684809823
  • Page: 378
  • Format: Hardcover

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Todd Stockslager Apr 02, 2020 - 04:19 AM
Review title: Winning the unwinnableAs journalism becomes history, the events of the 1980's when Soviet Russia collapsed and the symbolic Iron Curtain (the very real Berlin Wall) was torn open, are both easily forgotten and more easily viewed from the perspective of distance. And from this distance, Ronald Reagan accomplished two amazing feats--he won the Cold War, and he made it possible to even think of winning such an unwinnable struggle. While the ridicule, disdain, distaste, and outright ha [...]
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Chris Hudson Apr 02, 2020 - 04:19 AM
Excellent book and interesting look at the Reagan Democrats such as Jeane Kirkpatrick. Besides Reagan and Gorbachev I enjoyed reading about Richard Perle, Max Kampelman, Elliott Abrams, Les Aspin and others.
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On the Brink: The Dramatic Behind the Scenes Saga of the Reagan Era and the Men and Women Who Won the Cold War By Jay Winik On the Brink is a gripping narrative of the Cold War, told through the stories of three men and one woman who changed history during one of the world s most decisive and divisive decades In an extraordinary journey inside the Reagan era, rich in personal drama, Washington infighting, and international intrigue, Jay Winik not only captures the historic issues but takes usOn the Brink is a gripping narrative of the Cold War, told through the stories of three men and one woman who changed history during one of the world s most decisive and divisive decades In an extraordinary journey inside the Reagan era, rich in personal drama, Washington infighting, and international intrigue, Jay Winik not only captures the historic issues but takes us behind the scenes and into the turbulent lives of the daring but all too human men and women who dominated the nation s capital and drove the policies of war and peace Based on exclusive interviews and unparalleled access to key officials and confidential documents, On the Brink reveals, blow by blow, the crucial events and harrowing debates that never reached the headlines in closed meetings in Washington s marble floored corridors of power, in Central American jungle encounters and precarious European negotiations, in furious backroom confrontations at the U.N and in the historic summits between Reagan and Gorbachev From a tense U.S Soviet standoff and hair raising nuclear missile deployments, guerrilla wars, and secret diplomacy abroad, the action shifts to agonizing in the Kremlin and the most dramatic summit in history, at Hofdi House.

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