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Unknown [Signed photograph of Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09796.03 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Reykjavik, Iceland Type: Photograph signed Date: October 1986 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 20.3 x 25.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One signed color photograph of Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan, dated October 1986. Shows the two men in Iceland at the Reykjavik Summit.

Background Information: Photograph was taken at the Reykjavik Summit in Reykjavik, Iceland, held on October 11-12, 1986. President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev ...met to discuss nuclear disarmament. See More

People: Gorbachev, Mikhail, 1931-
Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PresidentRussiaSoviet UnionDiplomacyForeign AffairsNegotiatingNuclear weaponsCold War

Sub Era: The Age of Reagan

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