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  • What Could Have Been: "Pride (In the Name of Love)" was originally supposed to be about Ronald Reagan's Cold War rhetoric. But Bono read a book about the American civil rights movement, and began studying the differences between its peaceful (MLK) and violent (Malcolm X) paths in The '60s. Bono has subsequently said that the song, as it became, feels like an incomplete sketch.
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