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E. Germany / Berlin Wall #324569

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Nov 11, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Berlin: Dan Rather) Celebrations during opening of the Berlin Wall reviewed; scenes shown; details given of E. Germans crossing into West Germany along stretches of the wall. Agreement between West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl and E. German leader Egon Krenz to meet noted. Scenes shown of Germans chopping off pieces of wall. [MAN - says this is history.] [E. GERMAN - says he fears outbreak of violence.] E. Berliners shown receiving free money in West Berlin.

(W. Berlin: Richard Schlesinger) Literal opening of Berlin Wall featured; scenes shown. [E. German WOMAN - says West Berlin is the free world.] Inundation of West Germany by E. German refugees noted. [E. German Ulrike GRUENWALD - (thru translator) explains why family won't move to West.]

(W. Berlin: Dan Rather, Richard Schlesinger) Mood of E. Germans noted.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Schlesinger, Richard
Duration:
00:07:00

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