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Berlin wall destroyed

Title
Berlin wall destroyed
Genre
News report; Interview; Vox pop; Speech; Special
TX Date
9 Nov 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:21:49
Description
Montage of studio-quality actuality from November 9th 1989, when restrictions on East Germans were lifted and parts of the Berlin Wall started to come down. Catherine Field reports on the bringing down of the wall, and she talks to Germans about what the unity of the country means to them, as the celebrations continue. Plus archive speeches of world leaders, and a report from George Matheson as the first digger took a section of the wall away.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; John F. Kennedy; George Matheson; Catherine Field; Andrea Simmons; Mateus Mueller(?)
Keywords
Politics; Immigration; International relations; Germany; Germany FR; Reunification; German DR; Berlin; Berlin Wall; Border control

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