August 01, 2017Posted by cinemakeane

with Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Taubman

Tuesday, November 21 — 7:30 pm

In the first comprehensive biography of the final Soviet leader, William Taubman shows how a peasant boy became the Soviet system’s gravedigger, how he clambered to the top of a system designed to keep people like him down, how he found common ground with America’s arch-conservative president Ronald Reagan, and how he permitted the USSR and its East European empire to break apart without using force to preserve them.

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