Ed Schweppe (edschweppe) wrote,
Ed Schweppe

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The Wall Came Tumbling Down

Twenty years ago today, the Berlin Wall fell.

I still remember watching the live coverage of Berliners partying as they climbed atop the Wall and started hacking away at it with pickaxes. I'd gotten out of the Navy only a few months earlier, and I'm not sure that anyone seriously considered that the Warsaw Pact might fall apart peacefully. Yet there it was unfolding on CNN ...

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