Robert Service: The End of the Cold War
Erwin James – Bliss is…Freedom
Caroline Alexander: Bliss is… the Iliad
- 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
- £9 (£8)
Distinguished historian Robert Service provides an illuminating account of how the Cold War came to an end, focusing on the two men – Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev – who spearheaded the breakthrough, and analysing the role of other influential players, including Pope John Paul II, Lech Walesa and Vaclav Havel.