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  • James Baker and American Diplomacy
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    James Baker and American Diplomacy

    Former Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country’s top diplomat in the George H.W. Bush administration in a conversation with philanthropist David Rubenstein. The…

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  • Cold War Berlin
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    Cold War Berlin

    American History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., to tour their exhibit on Cold War Berlin. Lead curator Alexis Albion explained how the city came to be divided…

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  • 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
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    30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    James Baker, chief of staff to President Ronald Reagan and secretary of state during the George W. Bush administration, was among the speakers at an event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall of…

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  • emThe Wallem
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    The Wall

    This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation before the construction of the Berlin Wall in August 1961 and the changes in the year…

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  • Berlin Wall 1989 NBC News Special Reports
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    Berlin Wall 1989 NBC News Special Reports

    This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. On that day a spokesman for East Berlin’s Communist Party announced…

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  • Washington Journal Steve Vogel Discusses Cold War Espionage  Covering the Fall of the Berlin Wall
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    Steve Vogel on Cold War Espionage and Covering Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Author Steve Vogel discussed Cold War espionage and his coverage of the fall of the Berlin Wall. This program was part of an American History TV and “Washington Journal” three-hour program from…

    202 views
  • Open Phones on Fall of Berlin Wall Anniversary Part 3
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    Open Phones on Fall of Berlin Wall Anniversary, Part 3

    Viewers commented on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the guarded concrete barrier that from 1961 to 1989 divided the German city into two parts.

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  • Washington Journal Angela Stent Discusses the History  Fall of the Berlin Wall
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    Angela Stent on the History and Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Angela Stent, a Georgetown professor and author, discussed the history and building of the Berlin Wall and the events leading up to its dismantling on November 9, 1989. This program was part of an American…

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  • Washington Journal Thomas Sparrow Discusses Fall of the Berlin Wall Anniversary
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    Thomas Sparrow on Fall of the Berlin Wall Anniversary

    Deutsche Welle correspondent Thomas Sparrow spoke by phone about how the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall was being observed in Berlin. This program was part of an American History TV and…

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones on Fall of Berlin Wall Anniversary, Part 1

    Viewers commented on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Deutsche Welle correspondent Thomas Sparrow spoke by phone about how Berliners were observing the 30th anniversary of the fall of the…

    636 views
  • Special Forces in Cold War Berlin
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    Special Forces in Cold War Berlin

    James Stejskal talked about the classified U.S. Army Special Forces detachments that were stationed in Berlin, Germany, for over 30 years. He is author of Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold…

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  • Medal Of Freedom Presentation
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    Medal Of Freedom Presentation

    President Clinton awarded former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl the Medal of Freedom for his efforts for a permanent and unified peace in Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Former…

    320 views
  • Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Berlin Wall Part 1
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    Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Part 1

    Members of the Reagan administration and others participated at an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and pay tribute to Ronald Reagan. They spoke about the role President Reagan…

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  • emDriving the Soviets Up the Wallem
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    Driving the Soviets Up the Wall

    Dr. Harrison discussed her book, Driving the Soviets Up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961, published by Princeton University Press. She analyzed the relationship between the…

    180 views
  • emWall The Inside Storyem Part 4
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    Wall: The Inside Story Part 4

    Mr. Wyden discussed the history of the Berlin Wall and its ramifications in the series of four interviews. Mr. Wyden is a Jew who left Berlin with his family before the beginning of World War II. He said that he…

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  • emWall The Inside Storyem Part 3
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    Wall: The Inside Story Part 3

    Mr. Wyden discussed the history of the Berlin Wall and its ramifications in the series of four interviews. Mr. Wyden is a Jew who left Berlin with his family before the beginning of World War II. He said that he…

    38 views
  • emWall The Inside Storyem Part 2
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    Wall: The Inside Story Part 2

    Peter Wyden talked about the process he used for writing his book about East Berlin. Topics included the stories of escapes and attempts, the relationship between East and West Berliners,…

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  • emWall The Inside Storyem Part 1
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    Wall: The Inside Story Part 1

    Mr. Wyden discussed the history of the Berlin Wall and its ramifications in the series of four interviews. Mr. Wyden is a Jew who left Berlin with his family before the beginning of World War II. He said that he…

    87 views
  • The Berlin Wall
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    The Berlin Wall

    The guest talked about the political, social, and historical significance of the construction and the dismantling of the Berlin Wall. She said that East Germany pressured the Soviet Union…

    110 views
  • German Politics
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    German Politics

    Ms. Merkel spoke about recent German political issues. She spoke about the state of Germany since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Ms. Merkel was recently elected to chairman of the…

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