Israel once attracted droves of Jews from troubled parts of the world but now faces the challenge of luring immigrants at a time when the overwhelming majority of Jews live in free countries, former Soviet "refusenik" Natan Sharansky said in an interview.
They came to Prague from around the world to share a vision of democracy and freedom. In this city of so much history and inspiration, an unprecedented conference was organized by Jose Maria Aznar, Vaclav Havel and Natan Sharansky titled "Democracy and Security." But its principal purpose, notwithstanding the stated title, was uniting dissidents who have committed themselves to a defense of freedom without the slightest regard for their personal safety.
Publication of Ronald Reagan's diaries reveals a man who enjoyed golf, the Rose Parade and breaking in new jeans, was irritated by "cockamamie" lawyers and "dismal" briefings, watched "The Waltons" and "Cattle Queen of Montana," and adored his wife Nancy, better known as "Mommie."