Alex’s father left with the intention of bringing his family with him but the mother got too scared to John f kennedy went to the wall to make a speech about being with berlin ppl, bruce springstein was invited to east berlin to do a concert Alex and his sister left east berlin to get to the west Famous American visit was Ronald Reagan who made his speech to tell them to tear down the wall Hungary disabled its border fences in august 1989 so east berlin trying to go from Austria to hungary to west berlin Referenced Eric hunnegar, second secretary president of GDR 1971- fall of wall 1989 ^ left too Alex and friends doing protest at beginning of film Fall of berlin wall= ussr gives up hold on keeping east from going to west 13 th of June- teared wall down, finished destruction, east Germany changed currency to west Germany Exchange rate for currency screwed ppl over Only transition in time of our generation This unification is unique in modern age Could there be a united korea Soviet union parts unite? Demonstrates the turning point for Germany but also for Europe as a whole
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