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The Wall: A World Divided

Chronicles the history of the Berlin Wall, from its construction in 1961 to the opening in 1989. Examines the lives of ordinary citizens caught in the politics of the Cold War, the extraordinary efforts of East Berliners to cross to the West, and the birth of the freedom movement in East Germany's Protestant Church. Contents: Introduction -- "No one has any intention to build a wall" -- A matter of life and death -- Daily life in the GDR -- Spark of revolution -- Showdown in Leipzig -- The fall of the wall. Produced and directed by Eric Stange. Originally broadcast on PBS on June 28, 2010. 60 min.

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