508Dec 25, 1991
Soviet National Evening News
The Soviet National Television broadcast “TV Inform” provided news coverage of current events for the citizens of the Soviet Union. News covered in the December 25 broadcast ...
477Dec 13, 2006
The Fifteenth Anniversary of the End of the Soviet Union
On December 25, 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as president of the USSR. The following day, the Supreme Soviet recognized the collapse of the Soviet Union and disbanded itself. Fifteen ...
434Dec 25, 1991
Address on Gorbachev Resignation
President Bush delivered a televised speech from the Oval Office to the United States on the resignation of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, who announced his resignation earlier in the ...
312Jun 1, 1990
Book Discussion on Gorbachev: Heretic in the Kremlin
Mr. Doder, co-author of Gorbachev: Heretic in the Kremlin, discussed his recent book in which focuses on Gorbachev’s first five years in power. The book tells stories that ...
297Dec 8, 1987
INF Treaty Signing
President Reagan and President Gorbachev spoke to dignitaries as they signed an Intermediate Range Nuclear Weapons Treaty in the White House. The treaty negoitiations were finalized as part of ...
286Oct 21, 2005
Perestroika 20th Anniversary
International dignitaries commemorated the 20th anniversary of “perestroika” in the USSR with a symposium and gala hosted by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. The dinner ...
275Jun 1, 1990
Wellesley College Commencement
Mrs. Bush’s invitation to speak created controversy on campus when a group of students petitioned to have the invitation rescinded. Mrs. Gorbachev accompanied Mrs. Bush.
196Dec 10, 1987
Departure Ceremony from White House
President Reagan and General Secretary Gorbachev addressed the crowd and the press on the South Lawn of the White House at the conclusion of their summit. Each leader offered his statement on ...
175Dec 10, 1987
Dinner to Honor President and Mrs. Reagan
General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev hosted a dinner to honor President and Mrs. Reagan at the Soviet Embassy. Secretary Gorbachev offered his opinions, which were largely positive, on the ...
123May 14, 1992
Address to Both Houses of Congress
Former Soviet President Gorbachev addressed both houses of Congress in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol to discuss the new global political scene following the Cold War. He called for new ...
105Dec 11, 2008
Book Discussion on Reykjavik Revisited
Sidney Drell and Jim Goodby talked about Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons (Hoover Institution Press; December 30, 2008), which they co-edited with George ...
76Dec 11, 1987
Week in Review
In this episode of the Journalists' Roundtable, reporters from around the country discussed the primary issue of the week, the summit between the United States and the Soviet Union. Some of the ...
55Dec 9, 1987
Publishing Representatives Interview Gorbachev
General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev hosted a dinner at the Soviet Embassy with representatives of the publishing industry. General Secretary Gorbachev offered a statement on the changes going ...
43Dec 25, 1991
Open Phones: Gorbachev Resignation
Telephone callers responded to the resignation of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and the televised speech by President Bush in reaction to the resignation, both of which were delivered earlier ...
41Dec 7, 1999
The Wall is Yet to Fall
Former President Gorbachev talked about his global priorities for the 21st century. He focused on the continued need for globalization, solving the environmental crisis, and building a new ...
36Feb 1, 1991
Perestroika: Design or Deceptions
The guest speakers discussed the motivation for President Gorbachev’s ideal of Perestroika and the impact of this concept on the Soviet Union and the rest of the world.
30Sep 12, 1988
Reform in Soviet History
28Mar 20, 1991
Four high school students discussed whether or not President Gorbachev is a fundamentally different type of Soviet leader. They expressed concern that he may not be able to follow through with ...
25Dec 25, 1991
Open Phones: Gorbachev Resignation
Telephone callers reacted to the resignation of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev announced earlier in the day.
22Dec 30, 1987
Gorbachev as "Man of the Year"
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