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Hoover Digest articles by Richard V. Allen

January 30, 2007

The Skeptical Democrat and the Enthusiastic Republican

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How Jeane Kirkpatrick made common cause with Ronald Reagan. By Richard V. Allen.

April 30, 2003

Bring the Troops Home?

South Korea may soon have to decide whether it wishes to stand with the United States, which is responsible for much of Seoul’s prosperity, or stand alone instead. By Hoover fellow Richard V. Allen.

July 30, 2001

The Day Reagan Was Shot

Previously undisclosed transcripts of deliberations in the White House Situation Room—by one who was there. Hoover fellow Richard V. Allen opens a window on history.

October 30, 2000

How the Bush Dynasty Almost Wasn’t

Early in the third evening of the 1980 Republican convention, George W. Bush’s father was scarcely on Ronald Reagan’s mind. By the end of the night, he was Reagan’s vice-presidential nominee. An account from the front lines of the Reagan revolution. By Hoover fellow Richard V. Allen.

January 30, 2000

The Man Who Won the Cold War

His critics derided him as naive, but Ronald Reagan set out to win the Cold War all the same—to win it, we repeat, not just manage it. Who looks naive now? By Hoover fellow Richard V. Allen.

January 30, 1999

Richard Nixon, LBJ, and the Invasion of Czechoslovakia

Three decades ago, the Soviets invaded Czechoslovakia—and Lyndon Johnson placed a telephone call to Richard Nixon. By Hoover fellow Richard V. Allen.

January 30, 1997

The End of the Evil Empire

The cold war did not simply end. It was won. An account by Hoover fellow Richard V. Allen.

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