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The Berlin Wall: 20 Years Later

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The Berlin Wall: 20 Years Later
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Publisher: U. S. Department of State
ISBN/ASIN: B004P8JLBC
Number of pages: 68

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The Berlin Wall -- symbol of a divided city within a divided nation within a divided continent -- marked the geopolitical and ideological cleavage of Cold War Europe. Its demise marked the triumph of western models of personal autonomy and economic entrepreneurialism, and of the desire to live in freedom.

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