SPEECH: Reagan “Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!”

On June 12, 1987–29 years ago today–Ronald Reagan, then deep into his second term, gave his famous “Tear Down This Wall!” speech at Brandenburg Gate, which separated free West Berlin from communist East Berlin and the rest of the Soviet communist empire.  It was a call to tear down the wall that had been built by the Soviets in 1961 to prevent their oppressed peoples from fleeing to freedom in the West. Predictably enough, many …

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