Changing His Tune

In a deft political move, Reagan sends summit signals to the Soviets

Exit Ronald Reagan, rough rider.

No tough talk, no declarations that the Soviets are "the focus of evil in the modern world," no boasts that the "march of freedom and democracy ... will leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash heap of history." Enter Reagan the statesman, man of peace and reason, holding out an olive branch to the Kremlin. "I am willing to meet and talk any time," he declared at a White House press conference last week. "The door is open. Every once in a while, we're standing in the doorway,...

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