Making Sense of 1989 & the Fall of the Berlin Wall

By |2019-11-05T17:19:15-06:00November 8th, 2016|Categories: Featured, History, Politics|

Nine months after the Berlin Wall had been breached, my wife and I found ourselves living in Göttingen, an hour’s drive from the newly opened border between the two German states: Families strolled beside the border fortifications, the children clambering up watchtowers, their windows smashed, that had been abandoned months before the frontier between [...]