Reading Your Way Through History

May 10, 2006

20th Century AD 1980-1999

Filed under: T 20th Century — Alicia @ 2:06 am

When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan by Peggy Noonan
Rome Sweet Home by Scott and Kimberly Hahn
Prodigal Daughters by Donna Steichen
Surprised by Truth by Patrick Madrid
There We Stood, Here We Stand by Tim Drake

On the Web:

The Story of the 27th Amendment (originally submitted for ratification 1789, finally ratified in 1992!)
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Explosion, April 26, 1986, Ukraine, U.S.S.R.

Famous Speeches:

“Remarks on the 40th Anniversary of D-Day”, President Ronald Reagan, June 6, 1984, Point du Hoc, Normandy, France

“Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate”, President Ronald Reagan, June 12, 1987, West Berlin, Germany

“1994 National Prayer Breakfast Address”, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, February 5, 1994, Washington, D.C.

“The Perils of Indifference”, Elie Wiesel, April 12, 1999, Washington D.C.

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