The President, the Pope, and the Prime Minister is a sweeping, dramatic account of how three great figures changed the course of history. All of them led with courage -- but also with great optimism. The pope helped ordinary Poles and East Europeans banish their fear of Soviet Communism, convincing them that liberation was possible. The prime minister restored her country's failing economy by reviving the "vigorous virtues" of the British people. The president rebuilt America's military power, its national morale, and its pre -- eminence as leader of the free world. Together they brought down an evil empire and changed the world for the better. No one can tell their intertwined story better than John O'Sullivan, former editor of National Review and the Times of London, who knew all three and conducted exclusive interviews that shed extraordinary new light on these giants of the twentieth century.
John O'Sullivan was special advisor to Margaret Thatcher; met (and as a journalist covered) President Reagan on a number of occasions both official and private; as well as wrote about and had the privilege of an audience with Pope John Paul II. A distinguished international journalist, he has been associate editor of the Times, editor in chief at National Review, and editor in chief of United Press International. He is currently a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C.