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Out of the Rubble

Neil MacGregor talks to a Trummerfrau, a woman who cleared rubble from the Berlin streets in 1945, and focuses on a sculpture by Max Lachnit made from hundreds of pieces of rubble.

Neil MacGregor talks to a Trümmerfrau, a woman who cleared rubble from the streets of Berlin in 1945, and focuses on a sculpture by Max Lachnit, a portrait of a Trümmerfrau made from hundreds of pieces of rubble.

Neil also examines the role the launch of the Deutsch Mark played in the re-building of Germany.

Producer Paul Kobrak.

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