Reader recommendation: The Year that Changed the World

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Are you sure you know what happened to the Communist governments of Hungary, Poland, East Germany, Romania, and Czechoslovakia in 1989? The Year that Changed the World by Michael Meyer might be an eye opener. I was astounded by the events in Hungary that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Eastern European government upheavals.  The role of Gorbachev in the success of popular movements like Solidarity was new to me.

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