Reagan, Russia and me
a personal memoir by Suzanne Massie
- Ronald Reagan diary, May 20, 1986
Reagan turned to Massie for her advice and carried her suggestions — including the now famous Russian proverb — “trust but verify” — into his meetings with the new Russian leader.
With fast-paced writing, an eye for detail, and a sense of humor, this gripping, inspiring memoir tells the story of how one person’s passion and insight against all odds and expectations, can help change the course of history.
“What is most powerful about this book is Massie’s capacity for insight into the humanity of those she dealt on both the US and Soviet side. History and personalities are intertwined. This is not just the case for good historical books, but it is the case for history itself. Massie’s story is one that inspires courage and faith, especially for a young woman with big dreams.”
Suzanne Massie, author, lecturer, consultant, is recognized in both the US and Russia as a leading authority about the Russian people and their culture. Four of her five best-selling books address Russia’s cultural history and are used in both countries. Daughter of a Swiss diplomat, born in New York, she graduated from Vassar and has lived in Maine since 1992.
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