MURPHY: Pat Murphy’s shopping suggestions to satisfy the history buff on your list
MURPHY: Reagan and Gorbachev managed to do what had seemed impossible, essentially ending the Cold War 30 years ago this month
MURPHY: Stalin’s habit of doing precisely what he could get away with made the Cold War inevitable
Clashing military and economic interests are at play.
The US President’s willingness change his mind and work with the Soviets changed history.