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CLIP 10390

Live report at the start of the fall of the Berlin Wall (pt 2/2)

Live report at the start of the fall of the Berlin Wall (pt 2/2)

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Key Info
  • Live report at the start of the fall of the Berlin Wall (pt 2/2)
  • Duration: 03:52
  • A BBC reporter shows the celebrations of the fall of the wall and discusses the complex questions that will need to be addressed for Germany's future. Rumours start to spend about having to acquire visas to move from east to west. First broadcast on 31 July 1961 and published as part of BBC Archive Collections: Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Germany from 1946

  • Keywords: freedom, checkpoint charlie, east Berlin, west Berlin, reunifying, celebrations, movement
Ideas for use in class
  • Listen to the Scorpions song, Wind of Change, and discuss the lyrics. Pupils could write a peom/rap/story about the fall of the Berlin Wall. For more information, please see:
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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