Stories: 1) Will Bunch: Tearing Down The Reagan ‘Myth’ 2) In Praise Of Reagan, Communicator Extraordinaire 3) Jon Hassell Brings World Fusion To ‘The Moon’
A Time For Choosing - Ronald Reagan
Did Reagan’s Star Wars Program Win the Cold War? — Putting lasers in space to blast Soviet missiles out of the air was a real part of Ronald Reagan’s defense policy. While his "Star Wars" program was derided at home and abroad, historians are beginning to wonder if it didn’t help win the Cold War.
Journalist Seth Rosenfeld spent three decades pursuing government documents about the FBI’s undercover operation in Berkeley, Calif., during the student protest movements in the ’60s. His new book details how the FBI "used dirty tricks to stifle dissent on campus" and influenced Ronald Reagan’s politics.