The fall of the Berlin Wall
We see archive of former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachevin Berlin and Eastern Europe borders being opened. A former East German teenager describes running to escape after police surrounded demonstrators in the Alexsanderplatz. We hear the background behind the Schabowski press conference and see the thousands of Berliners heading to the Wall to celebrate.
Available since: Thu 23 Aug 2012
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The impact of the Berlin Wall and life under Communism.
First broadcast: 18 Mar 2010