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West Berlin / Kennedy / 25th Anniversary #116431

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 26, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Legacy of John F. Kennedy discussed. Report introduced.

(W. Berlin: Pierre Salinger) 25th anniversary of President Kennedy's speech in West Berlin announced; historical film shown. [KENNEDY - says "Ich bin ein Berliner."] Plaque commemorating speech shown. [Ex-mayor of Berlin and former West German chancellor Willy BRANDT - recalls Kennedy's visit.] [Heinz WEBER - discusses phrase used by JFK.] [BRANDT - describes current situation in Berlin.] Improvement in US-USSR relations mentioned; relationships between Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev, Richard Nixon and Leonid Brezhnev and President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev detailed.

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Salinger, Pierre
Duration:
00:02:40

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