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    • The Collapse

    • The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall
    • By: Mary Elise Sarotte
    • Narrated by: Elisabeth Rodgers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    The Berlin Wall was erected in 1961 to end all traffic between the city’s two halves: the democratic west and the communist east. The iconic symbol of a divided Europe, the Wall became a focus of western political pressure on East Germany; as Ronald Reagan’s famously said in a 1987 speech in Berlin, “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great blow-by-blow description of what happened

    • By Martin Omander on 01-23-15

    Regular price: $19.95