Tag Archives: Soviet Union

Mikhail Gorbachev: Great Man of the Last Century

New York, N.Y. Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev met with President Ronald Reagan in 1985 and visited the White House for the first time in 1987, when I met Gorbachev (see article #127). He tried so hard to make friends with normal American and talked with 200 guests for more than ten minutes each, so the […]

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History from Time: How and Why the Dalai Lama Left Tibet

New York, N.Y. Henry Luce, published of Time-Life, born in China of Presbyterian missionary parents, had a lot to say about China, Taiwan and Tibet. The April 20, 1959, cover of Time Magazine. In 2019, Time magazine reporter Jennifer Latson revisited the ‘How and Why the Dalai Lama Left Tibet: The invitation seemed innocuous: A Chinese general […]

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1965: My First Visit to Soviet Russia – Full of Lines and Surprises

New York, N.Y.  For the first time in 1965, I went to Russia to accompany my husband’s performance of ten cities tour. At that time, the country was still called the Soviet Union, the strongest Communist country in the world. I thought about souvenirs to take there. There were no nylon socks or ballpoint pens, which […]

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Alcatraz East Crime Museum Adds New Members to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Exhibit, Offers K9 Meet and Greet

Habits Highly Successful Business Managers Have (and How to Get Them)

Sphere We Go! WonderWorks Pigeon Forge Announces New STEM Exhibit Explaining Earth’s Spheres

Sphere We Go! WonderWorks Orlando Unveils New STEM Exhibit Explaining Earth’s Spheres

Sphere We Go! WonderWorks Myrtle Beach Announces New STEM Exhibit Explaining Earth’s Spheres

Soldier Seeks Help in Rescuing Vulnerable Dog Used in Fights Overseas