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On Nov. 9, 1989, East German border guards opened the Berlin Wall and changed the trajectory of history. The fall of the wall marked the... [Read More]
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The annual parade marked 30th anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall. [Read More]
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The East German regime had built the six-foot-high, 96-mile-long Berlin Wall in 1961 to stop its citizens from fleeing to the western part of the... [Read More]
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Watch the historic East German econoboxes and, more exciting, listen to them in this video. [Read More]
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Berlin Germany marked the 30th anniversary Saturday of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought... [Read More]
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When the Berlin Wall cracked open in November, 1989, Jens Reich was not there to see it. Which is striking, because the physician and molecular biologist... [Read More]
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(NEWSBUSTERS) While marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, on Friday's NBC Today show, former Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw sat... [Read More]
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A replica of the Berlin Wall separated the teams before Hertha Berlin's home Bundesliga tie against RB Leipzig at the city's Olympic Stadium, part of... [Read More]
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(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Nathan Stoltzfus, Florida State University ... [Read More]
Picturesque Goerlitz has appeared in films like The Grand Budapest Hotel and Inglourious Basterds. But a lack of jobs led thousands of residents to go... [Read More]
The old Trabant factory lies abandoned on a hill overlooking the east German city of Zwickau, plaster crumbling from its brickwork, and gaping holes in... [Read More]
Soviet-allied East German authorities built the wall in 1961 to stop a flood of defections to West Germany. Although numbers aren't confirmed, it is said... [Read More]
Kani Alavi, a young Iranian artist living in Germany, witnessed history as the Berlin Wall was falling, and crowds rushed to set foot on free... [Read More]
The morning after the Berlin Wall came crashing down in November 1989, nine-year-old Thomas Töpfer was one of the few East German kids who turned... [Read More]
The morning after the Berlin Wall came crashing down in November 1989, nine-year-old Thomas Töpfer was one of the few East German kids who turned... [Read More]
On the night of 9 November 1989, a mistake made by a senior East German government official led to a rush on the border. [Read More]
Crossing Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin in 1986 was a surreal experience. As part of a United States Army escort, we left prosperous West Berlin and... [Read More]
Exactly three decades ago today, the fall of the Berlin Wall marked the end of what was referred to by communist East German officials as... [Read More]
The morning after the Berlin Wall came crashing down in November 1989, nine-year-old Thomas Töpfer was one of the few East German kids who turned... [Read More]
Angela Merkel has said that her leadership style is partly shaped by her youth in the communist former German Democratic Republic. The German chancellor also... [Read More]
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