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The Story Behind The Line “Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall”

Posted in Government and Politics, History by TeeJaw on Saturday, February 5, 2011, 12: 43 PM

Peter Robinson was the speechwriter who wrote the line “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall,” which President Reagan delivered at the Brandenburg Gate on June 12, 1987. In this video of his appearance on Fox News with Laura Ingram, Robinson explains why Obama and others have suddenly discovered Ronald Reagan, how they think they can use him to their political advantage, but that it won’t work because they still deeply misunderstand him as a man and as a politician.


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