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The Year That Changed the World: The Untold Story Behind the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Author: Michael Meyer

Scribner, New York, 2009, pp. 255

Former Newsweek bureau chief in East Europe combines personal recollections with an analysis contesting the view that the US government made a significant contribution to the collapse of the regimes – except indirectly through cooperating with Gorbachev’s detente agenda.