Making Sense of 1989 & the Fall of the Berlin Wall

By |2020-11-09T02:10:46-06:00November 8th, 2016|Categories: Featured, History, Politics|

Is it too soon to appraise the revolutions of 1989? That year represented the end of an era whose passing few people would be disposed to mourn. On the other hand, history affords no clean breaks. Nine months after the Berlin Wall had been breached, my wife and I found ourselves living in Göttingen, [...]