Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Some 8,000 helium balloons have been released into the night sky over Germany’s capital at the culmination of events to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

via BBC

 

And the walls came down.

 

Its fall in 1989 became a powerful symbol of the end of the Cold War.

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Address, “The President and the Press,” Before The American Newspaper Publishers Association, 27 April 1961

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Address, “The President and the Press,” Before The American Newspaper Publishers Association, 27 April 1961

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