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Eyewitness History

with Joshua Cohen

What Was It Like In Berlin Immediately After The Wall Fell? An Eyewitness Tells The Story

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This episode we hear from Professor Hope Harrison, Professor Harrison was in the air on her way to Berlin when the Berlin Wall fell, and she spent 10 days thereafter in the city, absorbing the experience. She has since become professor at George Washington University, teaching history. And she's written a number of books, including After the Berlin Wall: Memory and the Making of the New Germany, 1989 to the Present. Here, she gives her experiences.

Professor Harrison is the author of:
The Berlin Wall: A World Divided (Audible/The Great Courses, 2021)
After the Berlin Wall: Memory and the Making of the New Germany, 1989 to the Present (Cambridge, 2019)
Driving the Soviets up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961 (Princeton, 2004)
April 19, 2022
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Josh Cohen is a journalist and commentator living out of the Midwest.

He has written for a number of reputable publications.

His fascination with history is in the story of our existence and how it is told. Keeping the tradition of storytelling alive in Eyewitness History is what drives him.
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