Twenty-five years ago today, President Ronald Reagan famously asked Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, to tear down the Berlin Wall and free the people from Communism. The Wall fell a couple years later.
Reactions from the Twitterverse:
Twenty-five years ago today, Ronald Reagan challenged Mr. Gorbachev to "tear down this wall."
— Mental Floss (@mental_floss) June 12, 2012
25th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's speech at the Berlin Wall. Doesn't seem possible.
— Christina Murat (@cmmurat) June 12, 2012
On this day in 1987, President Ronald Reagan challenges Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down" the Berlin Wall. #gratitude
— Angeline M. Bishop (@ambishop1) June 12, 2012
6/12/87 We had Reagan whose Historic Words were heard around the world "Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall"
He got the job done, no excuses
— Palate Exposure (@PalateXposure) June 12, 2012
And from the Obama camp so far?