Watch the video clips below and read the Wikipedia article. then answer questions
1. Why do you think President Reagan tells the story that he does at the beginning of the first video clip?
2. According to President Reagan, what is the great evil and what does it hope to eventually accomplish?
3. What is the song “99 Red Balloons” describing? Provide specific examples from the song.
4. Is there a connection between Ronald Reagan’s rebuilding of the US military and Nena’s song? Explain your answer.
5. Are there any contemporary songs that relate to US involvement in the Middle East? Please feel free to use the internet if you do not know of any. Please provide examples from the song to demonstrate that it relates to US involvement in the Middle East.