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Germany / Fall of Berlin Wall / Tenth Anniversary #428496

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Nov 06, 1999
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(Studio: Andria Hall) Report introduced.

(Berlin, Germany: Chris Burns) The tenth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall reported; details given of stories about escape attempts from East Berlin; historical footage shown of the wall. [Escapee Harmut RICHTER - talks about how he knew he escaped East Berlin.] [Former East German border guard Rudi THUROW(thru translator) - talks about his escape.] [Berlin, Mayor Eberhard DIEPGEN - talks about people jumping out of buildings to escape.] [Former United States military policeman J.W. SMITH - says he could not help an escapee who was shot.]

(Studio: Andria Hall) Interview held with American Institute for Contemporary German Study Jackson Janes. [JANES - talks about the reunification of Germany and Europe after the fall of Communism; says there is still division in Germany; says other countries have benefitted from the loss of the Wall; says Germany still needs to make changes.]

Burns, Chris;
Hall, Andria

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