The Queen on the world stage
In 1965, the Queen visited Berlin. The city was the frontline of the Cold War - a small democratic outpost in the middle of communist East Germany. It was just 20 years since Britain and Germany had been at war; but the Queen pledged her support to the isolated West Berliners and received a rapturous response from the crowds.
Available since: Tue 3 Apr 2012
- Richard Dimbleby
This clip is from
6/6 Reports of the day spent in West Berlin by HM the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
First broadcast: 27 May 1965
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