Berlin Wall Came Down 20 Years Ago

American VoicesWorld ISSUE 45•46 Nov 9, 2009

On Nov 9, 1989, the East German government announced that it would allow free travel between East and West Germany, an act that eventually led to the reunification of Germany. What do you think?

  • “I recall it was really touching when the East German government bureaucrats were tearfully reunited with the West German government bureaucrats."”

    Troy Hall –
    Systems Analyst

  • “I can still remember exactly what I was doing when I heard the news. I was fiddling with my slap bracelet when the newscaster cut in to Designing Women, causing me to spill New Coke all over my Big Johnson shirt."”

    Daphne Varenka –
    Oak Tanner

  • “What a great 20 years. It'll almost be a shame when the wall goes back up tomorrow."”

    Scott Lee –
    Railroad Car Loader

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