Jeremy Hexham explores sites where the Berlin Wall used to stand, climbs an old watchtower and visits a museum to learn about life in communist East Germany.
Jeremy Hexham at the Berlin Wall
More than 28 years after the fall of the wall, stories are still emerging about East Berliners' attempts to flee across the border — with help from their western neighbors. Rachel Stewart reports from Berlin.
Germany is marking 28 years since the night when the Berlin Wall fell and, looking for freedom, thousands headed west. The anniversary comes as Germany continues to confront the problems of reunification.
Many tourists in Berlin want to learn about the city’s history and its division. The Checkpoint Charlie Museum gives some idea of the profound consequences the Berlin Wall had on human destinies.
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