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The Mikhail and Maggie Show: The British Popular Press and the Anglo-Soviet Summit, Working Paper No. 14, First Annual Conference on Discourse, Peace, Security, and International Society

  • Author(s): Kay, Richardson
  • et al.
Abstract

This paper discusses how the British popular press (tabloids) covered the visit of the British Prime Minister to Moscow for talks with the Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, about arms control and other matters of mutual interest. It concentrates on the geopolitical significance of the visit and the coverage--their relevance to the prospects for nuclear arms reductions on both sides of the Iron Curtain.

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