A Pope and a president : John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the extraordinary untold story of the 20th century (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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A Pope and a president : John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the extraordinary untold story of the 20th century

Author: Paul Kengor
Publisher: Wilmington, Delaware : ISI Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Although historians are increasingly giving Reagan and John Paul II due credit for their roles in ending the Cold War, Kengor reveals the depth and significance of the bond between the president and the pope. New details based on the author's unique access to Reagan insiders and his tireless archival research are provided. The role of the Marian apparition at Fatima on May 13, 1917 is explored as key to
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Ronald Reagan; John Paul, Pope; Ronald Reagan; John Paul, Pope; John Paul, Pope; Ronald Reagan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kengor
ISBN: 1610171527 9781610171526
OCLC Number: 1035513306
Description: x, 643 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: May 13, 1981 : Moscow Takes Its Shot --
Part 1: Warnings and Beginnings --
May 13, 1917 : An Echo --
October 26, 2017 : The Devils Take Over --
May 1920-June 1922 : A Birth in Poland and a Rebirth in the Midwest --
Part 2: Persecutions and Errors --
1924-1939 : The "Satanic Scourge" of Communism --
1939-1945 : Blood, Blood, Blood, and Again Blood --
1945-1952 : The Iron Curtain Descends --
1956-1963 : Crushing Hungary and Smearing Pius XII --
November 22, 1963 : Communism's Errors Reach Dallas --
Part 3: Wojtyla and Reagan Rising --
1946-1959 : Battling Communists in Poland and Hollywood --
The 1960s : A Time for Choosing --
May 6, 1975 : The Dry Martyrdom of Cardinal Mindszenty --
Summer of 1976 : Two Freedom Fighters in America --
1977-1978 : "We Win and They Lose" --
1978-1979 : "Be Not Afraid" --
1980-1981 : An Era of Renewal --
Part 4: Game Changers --
March 30, 1981 : A Bullet for a President --
March 29-30, 1981 : The Soviet Invasion That Wasn't --
^May 13, 1981 : A (Soviet) Bullet for a Pope --
May-September 1981 : Commencement --
December 13, 1981 : Martial Law --
January-June 1982 : Face to Face in the Vatican --
July-December 1982 : Moscow Under Suspicion --
1983 : Dealing with an "Evil Empire" --
March 25, 1984 : The Consecration of Russia --
May 1984 : Together Again --
October 19, 1984 : The Martyrdom of Father Jerzy Popieluszko --
March 1985 : A New Kind of Soviet Leader --
May 1985 : A President in Portugal --
May 1985 : "The Russians Did It" --
Part 5: Ending an Evil Empire --
November 1985-December 1987 : The President and the "Closet Christian" --
December 8, 1987 : An Immaculate Peace --
June-December 1987 : Reagan's Fátima Briefing --
May-June 1988 : Reagan's Mission to Moscow --
June 1988 : Ending the Soviet "War on Religion" --
1989-1991 : The Collapse of the Evil Empire --
Part 6: Revelations and Goodbyes --
May 13, 2000 : The Third Secret of Fátima, Revealed --
June 5, 2004 : Ronald Reagan's Silent Goodbye --
^April 2, 2005 : Divine Mercy for John Paul II --
Epilogue: June 27, 2011 : Kindred Spirits, Kindred Souls.
Responsibility: Paul Kengor.

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Even as historians credit Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II with hastening the end of the Cold War, they have failed to recognize the depth or significance of the bond that developed between the  Read more...

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"Kengor breaks new ground." - World magazine"This book superbly captures and perfectly portrays the profound depth of the bond between John Paul II and Ronald Reagan." - Washington Times"Dr. Kengor's Read more...

 
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A Conspiracy Theory

by jmgallen (WorldCat user published 2019-01-06) Very Good Permalink

 

“A Pope and A President” is the story of the cooperation between Pope John Paul II and President Reagan in bringing down the Evil Empire....
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