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West German protestors gather at the Brandenburg Gate, November 1989

10 Things You May Not Know About the Berlin Wall

On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, learn 10 surprising facts about the iconic Cold War symbol.

Kennedy delivers speech in Berlin

JFK Tells West Berliners That He Is One of Them, 50 Years Ago

President John F. Kennedy thrilled a huge West Berlin crowd 50 years ago by declaring, “Ich bin ein Berliner.”

Berlin Wall

Reflecting on the Berlin Wall, 50 Years After Its Construction

An expert on the Berlin Wall answers questions about its history as the 50th anniversary of its construction approaches.