The U.S. as Superpower: Strength and Its Limits 2. Biographical section: Special Mystery Guest. History 203 June 6, 2007. “It’s Morning Again in America”. A 1984 Reagan TV commercial sums up his approach:
June 6, 2007
A 1984 Reagan TV commercial sums up his approach:
“It's morning again in America. Today more men and women will go to Work than ever before in our country's history. With interest rates at about half the record highs of 1980, nearly 2,000 families today will buy new homes, more than at any time in the past four years. This afternoon 6,500 young men and women will be married, and with inflation at less than half of what it was just four years ago, they can look forward with confidence to the future. It's morning again in America, and under the leadership of President Reagan, our country is prouder and stronger and better. Why would we ever want to return to where we were less than four short years ago?”
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Central America and the Iran-Contra Scandals
Reagan and the “Evil Empire”
From Brezhnev to Gorbachev
Spending the Soviets to Death?
Reagan’s Berlin speech, 1987—”Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.”
Top: Leonid Brezhnev
Below: Mikhail Gorbachev
Department of Defense Spending over Time(Constant 2007 Dollars)Sources: See http://www.dod.mil/comptroller/defbudget/fy2007/fy2007_greenbook.pdf
The Best There Ever Was
The Best There Ever Will Be
Worn by MJ during 94 Season with Birmingham Barons
Buy it now for $4500. Closes June 7, 3:24 p.m.
There are (as of Tuesday) 5015 Michael Jordan items on EBay. (LeBron James has 5264. NBA MVP Steve Nash has 516. Paris Hilton has 1162. George W. Bush has 580. Martin Luther King Jr. has 289. Albert Einstein has 226.) The Beatles, however, have 10,364.