The Fall of the Berlin Wall, 25 Years on

Timothy Garton Ash on the Velvet Revolutions of 1989, from today’s Guardian.

His first hand account, The Magic Lanetrn, first published as We Are the People, is a vivid and even thrilling account of what it was like to be there. I had the good fortune, a few years ago to talk to some who were there in Leipzig, Berlin, Prague and Budapest.

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