Analysis Of A Walk In The Woods By Lee Blessing

Satisfactory Essays
A Walk in the Woods by Lee Blessing was based on a historical event in 1982. Two negotiators, one from Russia and one from the U.S., took a walk into the woods during talks in Geneva. Russia was developing intermediate range missiles that only targeted European countries, thus making NATO impossible to act on the matter. The U.S. decided to upgrade Germany’s weapons to be on the same level as those of Russia. The US and the USSR meet for peace talks intending to Stone wall each other’s plans. The USSR was set on blocking deployment of the American Pershing IIs without giving up their SS-20s; President Reagan proposed both nations go to zero (adst.1.). Peace talks continued into 1982 with little progress on negotiations. About eight months
Get Access