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Germany / Berlin Wall / Anniversary #960146

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 09, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall noted.

(Berlin: Tom Brokaw) How Berlin and Germany have changed in the last 20 years featured; scenes shown of the celebration at the Brandenburg Gate with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, former Polish President Lech Walesa and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and the toppling of oversized dominos along the old route; footage shown. [Berlin resident Claudia WILHELM‡- comments on the lingering perception of an East and West Germany.] [Factory owner Fritz SCHKOMMODAU† {thru translator} – says the economy couldn’t keep up with expectations after the fall of the wall.] [CLINTON – comments on Germany’s low-profile role in Afghanistan.]

Williams, Brian;
Brokaw, Tom

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