Filed under: Capitalism, Domestic Policy, Europe, History, Russia, The United States | Tags: President Ronald Reagan, The Berlin Wall, The Soviet Union
It was twenty-five years ago today in front of the Brandenburg Gate. It was by definition a tipping point. One of those rare moments when everything changes. I’ve been thinking a lot about tipping points lately, so you will hear more about that.
Here is Peter Robinson, who wrote the speech and came up with the famous line. He includes a facsimile of the speech with President Reagan’s markings.