A Letter from Margaret Thatcher
Twenty years on from the downfall of the Berlin Wall it is right that we should reflect on those crucial months and place them in their historic context. So I am delighted that The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and The Heritage Foundation have joined together to mark this anniversary and to celebrate the life of the man, who more than anyone else, made it all possible: Ronald Reagan.
Message from President Mikhail Gorbachev
I would like to convey my greetings to the participants in the conference commemorating the events of 1989, the year that became a turning point in ending the Cold War. The fact that you are meeting at the Reagan Library is meaningful and has a profound symbolic importance. President Reagan was our main partner in the difficult work of overcoming the confrontation between Russia and America, the East and the West. It is that work that has earned Ronald Reagan a welldeserved place of honor among the great American presidents.