- Words: 1614
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Drama - World
- Paper #: 3483274
Ronald Reagan: "Tear Down This Wall"
For many months, East Germany's beleaguered rulership tried desperately to quiet an increasingly oppositional movement and stem the tide of the people that were leaving the country (Ratnesar web). There were, by 1989, literal and metaphorical cracks in the communist bloc and the Berlin Wall; however, many thought that the wall would still remain. However, then president Ronald Reagan is quoted as saying, "I didn't