Last summer I visited Berlin, as you may well remember this post: BERLIN. a sad story with a happy ending (we do hope) , and it a was a city that really impressed me because of their historical meaning. I learned yesterday on the news that today is 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall fall. What a great day for Germany and for Europe, in general!!!
Scorpions - Wind Of Change (Official Music Video)
This is the song that is often associated to the fall of the Berlin Wall (version with lyrics)
Reagan’s ‘Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall’ was almost left unsaid (extended speech)
And what happened to USSR President? Gorbachev: Treachery killed USSR - BBC News
(Kultur Projekte Berlin)
Here are some articles and videos dealing the topic:
Whatever happened to the Berlin Wall? (The Guardian)
30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, children of a united Germany remain divided (The Washington Post)
The Berlin Wall - life 30 years after the fall (DW Documentary)
30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall: What happened to the euphoria? | To The Point (DW)
Listening exercise to do: Why do people like sad music? (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
News Review:Can running help you live longer? (BBC Learning English)
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