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Berlin Wall Anniversary #73178

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 13, 1981
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(Studio) Erection of Berlin Wall 20 years ago today recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(E. Berlin, East Germany) Differences in E. and West Berlin's celebrations noted; films shown. City's contemporary history recalled; number killed trying to flee E. Berlin mentioned. [1963, John F. KENNEDY - makes "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech.] Wall's current status noted. [W. Berlin Mayor Richard von WEIZSACKER - comments on relationship with the E.]
REPORTER: Hal Walker

(Studio) Tonight's "20/20" said examining Berlin Wall.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Walker, Hal

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