After Words

After Words: Ken Adelman, "Reagan at Reykjavik: The Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War," hosted by Romesh Ratnesar, Deputy Editor of Bloomberg's Businessweek

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Ambassador Adelman provides a firsthand account of the historic 1986 summit in Iceland, between President Reagan and the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, that laid the groundwork for a significant reduction in nuclear proliferation the following year.  He speaks with Romesh Ratnesar, author of "Tear Down This Wall: A City, a President, and the Speech That Ended the Cold War" and Deputy Editor of Bloomberg Businessweek.

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Kenneth Adelman

Kenneth Adelman was President Reagan's Arms Control Director and a former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.  He began teaching Shakespeare at Georgetown University in 1977 and later taught at both George Washington and Johns Hopkins Universities.  He's the author of several books, including "Shakespeare in Charge" and "The Defense Revolution."


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After Words: Ken Adelman, "Reagan at Reykjavik: The Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War," hosted by Romesh Ratnesar, Deputy Editor of Bloomberg's Businessweek

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  • Sunday, June 22nd at 12pm (ET)
  • Monday, June 16th at 3am (ET)
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  • Sunday, June 15th at 9pm (ET)
  • Saturday, June 14th at 10pm (ET)
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