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Topic - Mike Duggan
Voters in Detroit — a city at the heart of the civil rights movement and a stronghold of black political influence — have elected their first white mayor since the 1970s.
President Ronald Reagan's handwritten changes to his "Evil Empire" speech, his correspondence with Mikhail Gorbachev and a bronze cast of Moscow's Kremlin from the onetime Soviet leader are going on rare public display at the National Archives.
The Archives also is displaying fragments of U.S. and Soviet missiles that were destroyed as a result of the first treaty that eliminated a class of nuclear weapons, Duggan said.
"When he said the Soviet Union was an evil empire, he meant it at that time," Duggan said.