The Berlin Wall | A city divided between East and West by the Cold War
From the end of World War II until 1989, Berlin was a focus for confrontation between Eastern and Western powers and a sharp reminder of how different life was under communism and democracy.
This collection of television and radio items looks at how one city came to represent the political stand-off between East and West during the Cold War. It also explores what the consequences of this were for citizens united by family, employment and friendship but divided by a 27-mile-long fortified concrete and mesh barrier.
Is war the only solution to the rising tensions between East and West?
British Prime Minister Clement Attlee visits an embattled West Berlin.
Interviews with refugees from the Russian zone in Berlin.
A BBC dispatch from Berlin on the military build-up there.
Ed Murrow is interviewed on his return from West Berlin.
Edward Kennedy slips quietly into East Berlin.
A Christmas truce for the people of Cold War Berlin.
HM Queen Elizabeth II visits West Berlin at the height of the Cold War.
Andrew Sachs shows his wife around East and West Berlin.
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