A Thaw in the Big Chill

Reagan talks softly on the eve of a superpower meeting

Phrases like "focus of evil" and "evil empire" will probably not be heard around the White House for a while. Or so it would seem, judging from a preview of the major foreign policy address on the Soviet Union that President Reagan is scheduled to make early this week. Whatever the President might have said about the Kremlin in the past, he has decided to call a truce in the war of words that has sent superpower relations plummeting to the lowest point in two decades. Instead, Reagan intends to steer a...

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