Edward M. Kennedy Senate Files
Sound recording of the radio program "Face Off." Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy of Massachusetts and Senator Alan K. "Al" Simpson of Wyoming debate the outcome of the meeting (the Malta Summit) between U.S. President George H. W. Bush and General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev. They comment on democratic developments in Eastern Europe and arms control discussions between the United States and Soviet Union. The episode aired on Monday, December 11, 1989, on the Mutual Broadcasting System.