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Reagan / Berlin Wall #109676

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 12, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Berlin: Sam Donaldson) President Reagan's address from Berlin Wall, challenging Mikhail Gorbachev to tear it down, featured; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - considers wall an ugly scar; (in German) claims only one Berlin exists; asks Gorbachev to remove the wall.] E. German TV's coverage described. [REAGAN - promises United States commitment to city.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(W. Berlin: Richard Threlkeld) Berlin's history reviewed; lifestyles of each side and current atmosphere examined. Scenes shown. [W. Berlin Mayor Eberhard DIEPGEN - doesn't think E. Berlin is strong enough for a united celebration of Berlin's 750th birthday.] Methods of celebration of each side described, shown.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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