Three Days in Moscow, Young Readers' Edition: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire

Three Days in Moscow, Young Readers' Edition: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062864451
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/15/2018
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 157,528
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Bret Baier is the chief political anchor for Fox News Channel and the anchor and executive editor of Special Report with Bret Baier, seen five days a week on Fox News Channel. Before assuming the anchor role, Bret served as Chief White House Correspondent for Fox News Channel between 2006 and 2009. Prior to being named Chief White House Correspondent for Fox News Channel, Bret served as National Security Correspondent based at the Pentagon, reporting on military and national security affairs, as well as on defense, military policy and the intelligence community from 2001 to 2006. He reported from Iraq twelve times and Afghanistan thirteen times. In his career Bret has traveled the world with various administration dignitaries and military officials, reporting from seventy-four countries. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission and Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love. He lives with his family in Washington, DC.

Catherine Whitney is a New York-based writer who has written or cowritten more than forty books on a wide range of topics. She is the author of The Calling: A Year in the Life of an Order of Nuns and the coauthor with nine female U.S. senators of Nine and Counting: The Women of the Senate.

Table of Contents

A Personal Message From Bret Baier xi

1 A Walk Among the People 1

2 Becoming Ronald Reagan 11

3 From Actor to Politician 22

4 The Greatest Stage 32

5 Setting the Course 45

6 The Power of Words 59

7 Ron and Mikhail 75

8 Learning to Work Together 91

9 Tear Down this Wall 100

10 Reagan's Personal Mission 112

11 Making the Case for Freedom 119

12 The Fall 139

13 The Soviet Union Collapses 157

14 Without Firing a Shot 164

Acknowledgments 173

Glossary 177

Source Notes 179

Index 205

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