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Reagan at Reykjavik: The Weekend that Ended the Cold War

January 22, 2014

Featuring Ken Adelman, author of Reagan at Reykjavik, to be published May 2014. He is also Executive Producer of a feature film, Reykjavik, with Michael Douglas and Christoph Waltz. The Reykjavik summit between Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev on October 11th and 12th 1986 was like nothing before or after, with its high drama and even higher stakes. Ken Adelman was a participant at the summit as Reagan’s arms control director. This insider’s account features photos of the inside workings of that weekend, which led to the ending of the Cold War