The Wall Triumphant
- 1961. Grass, Gunter; Helm, Michael Henry // Grand Street;Summer99, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p186
Narrates the story of the authors during the Berlin Wall event in Germany. Involvement in the escape of East Berliners to West Germany; Construction of an underground tunnel to smuggle people out of East Berlin; Impression on the people's lack of interest for the authors' efforts after the...
- Escapes Continue. // Time;12/8/1961, Vol. 78 Issue 23, p29
The article reports on the continuous escape by East Germans at the Berlin Wall in East Germany. It mentions that East German government has built 834-mile barrier to prevent escape, but still East Germans try to escape. It notes that before the gate-closing panic, before the wall has gone up on...
- 25 Years of German Unity: Totalitarianism, Freedom, and the Arts. Haus, Stefan // Foreign Policy in Focus;10/16/2015, p1
An interview with Stefan Roloff, a German-American artist, is presented regarding the impact of totalitarianism on the society. Topics discussed include the demolition of the Berlin Wall in Germany in November 1989, the influx of refugees in Germany in 2015, and the implications of the...
- Celebration of Unity. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;12/06/99, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p2
Talks about the Berlin Wall in Germany which was torn down in 1989.
- Wall felled, now a forest of cranes. Walker, Ruth // Christian Science Monitor;8/14/96, Vol. 88 Issue 182, p10
No abstract available.
- The wall that shut out the west. Gelb, Norman // Christian Science Monitor;8/14/96, Vol. 88 Issue 182, p16
No abstract available.
- Checkpoint Charlie. // Newsweek;4/29/1985, Vol. 105 Issue 17, p9
Checkpoint Charlie, a gap in the Berlin Wall, is the best-known crossing between the communist and noncommunist worlds. On the Western side, tourists, anticommunist demonstrators and allied guards watch heavily armed East German sentinels watchingthem. In 1987, many more tourists will be here to...
- The writing on the wall. Darnton, R. // UNESCO Courier;Jun90, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p12
Recounts the author's first-hand observation of the tearing down of the Berlin Wall between Nov. 9 and 12, 1989. Beginning of the destruction; Wall's symbolism; East Germans who stayed home; Western views of the wall; Lure of money; The shadow of the wall.
- Consider the wall. // Commonweal;12/1/89, Vol. 116 Issue 21, p659
Editorial. Describes meanings to be drawn from the fall of the Berlin wall. Political reform; Eastern Europe's ideological straitjacket; German reunification.