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This is how David Bowie helped bring down the Berlin Wall

We Are The Mighty (blog) - 20 Aug 2018
In 1987, singer David Bowie played a concert in West Berlin, near the Reichstag. The performance was so loud, a massive crowd gathered on the East side of the nearby Berlin Wall to better hear his performance. He could hear the East Germans behind the ...
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What the Berlin Wall can teach us about urban development

Chicago Booth Review (blog) - 21 Aug 2018
They find that property prices and economic activity in the eastern side of West Berlin, close to the historic central business district in East Berlin, began to fall when the city was divided. Then, after reunification, the same area began to ...
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Why Beethoven's Ninth Symphony Speaks to All People

Playbill.com - 21 Aug 2018
Many people associate the symphony with the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, a symbol of hope and solidarity for the entire Western world. But it was also performed by a children's choir in Auschwitz, only to be reinvented as the official European ...
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Artists want to rebuild the Berlin Wall

Deutsche Welle - 20 Aug 2018
After the celebration to mark German unity on October 3, the Kronprinzenpalais (Crown Prince's Palace) on Unter den Linden and adjacent buildings are to be surrounded by a replica of the Berlin Wall. Until the anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall on ...
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Stoughton Air Force vet now heads state group

Enterprise News - 21 Aug 2018
“I was proud that, near the end of my Air Force career, there was the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany,” he said. Weitzenkorn received numerous awards during his military career including: a meritorious service medal with two ...
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PeaceVoice Opinion: Saving democracy worldwide begins at home

Glenwood Springs Post Independent - 21 Aug 2018
Remember the optimism that accompanied the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the collapse of the Soviet Union two years later? Democracy was going to sweep across eastern Europe, the new Russia was going to undergo dramatic changes under ...
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Witty, Imaginative, Risky And Relentless — 'Flights' Soars

WRVO Public Media - 20 Aug 2018
But with the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bottom seemed to fall out of the market for writers from the other Europe as a series edited by Philip Roth once dubbed them. Stripped of the peculiar glamour of oppression, they were no longer sexy. But they ...
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57 years since the building of the Berlin Wall

Deutsche Welle - 13 Aug 2018
Wreaths and flowers will be laid in the central Berlin Wall Memorial on Monday August 13th. Before that, a service will be held in the Chapel of Reconciliation on the former death strip of Bernauer Strasse. Guided tours through the otherwise closed ...
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Read the Paper CNN Says Is 'White Supremacist'

American Greatness - 21 Aug 2018
With the end of the Cold War and the fall of the Berlin Wall, the artificial supports providing temporary coherence to movement conservatism began to disintegrate. The full impact of this disintegration, however, enjoyed a certain postponement ...
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Wetaskiwin museum curator took chisel to Berlin Wall

Pipestone Flyer - 01 Aug 2018
Isabel lived with us in the fall of 1989. On November 9th she and my family sat in our living room and witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall on TV. The images of all those people on the Brandenburg Gate and the Wall itself had a different meaning for ...

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