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… read more

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 following. Scenes showed families attempting to communicate across the wall and many successful and unsuccessful escape attempts, including 18-year-old Peter Fechter, who was shot and left to die beside the wall on August 17, 1962. Scenes were also shown of the August 13, 1962, commemoration in West Berlin of the first anniversary of the wall. close

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The Wall

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Program ID:
466139-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Berlin, Germany
First Aired:
Nov 09, 2019 | 11:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 18, 2019 | 7:50am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Nov 09, 2019 | 11:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 09, 2019 | 11:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 10, 2019 | 3:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 10, 2019 | 9:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2019 | 1:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 18, 2019 | 7:50am EST | C-SPAN 3