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A Historical Look At American Presidents And Russian Leaders

As President Biden gets ready for his one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, we look at the history of the relationship between American and Russian or Soviet leaders.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Julian Zelizer, professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University.

Former Presidents’ Speeches On Russia:

  • President John F. Kennedy’s speech on Oct. 22, 1962
  • President Ronald Reagan’s speech in Berlin on June 12, 1987
  • Vice President Richard Nixon in Moscow on July 24, 1959
  • This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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