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"You've got to admire the way George Bush congratulated Kohl and Gorbachev for working things out."
"The next thing you know, we'll be inviting Gorbachev over to throw out the first ball in the world series!"
"It's a smaller, less destructive nuclear weapon, but it's also a hat."
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"I loved the good old days, …. 'better dead than red'."
As the tensions of the cold war eased, the threat of total nuclear annihilation was no longer taken seriously...
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"His roots are in the Cold War."
Different interpretations of the same Rorschach test at different times.
"President Gorbachev had his hands full again today."
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Sailor and mine
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1964, The height of the Cold War. In an average community surrounding a little-known biological warfare institute, the obesity epidemic is quietly unleashed.
Vladimir Putin's Weapon
"All the kids have noticed that Mom wears Russian Army boots."
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American and Russian foreign policy?
Putin's Winter Promenade
"We mean you no harm. We're just here to observe how you primitive people are about to destroy yourselves with nuclear weapons."
"I'm looking for something that expresses the spirit of the season but doesn't neglect the need for a credible deterrent."
"What was it like, nabbing Reds?"
"It's soon to be listed in the National Register of Historic Military Holes in the Ground."
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Cold War Stories
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'Who would have thought the Cold War would turn out to be the 'good old days'?'
Harry S. Truman