Walter's Wow

August 1966
Time;8/19/1966, Vol. 88 Issue 8, p31
The article reports that Walter Ulbricht, East Germany's Red boss, publicly celebrated the fifth anniversary of the creation of Berlin Wall which most Westerners consider as a cruel monument to Communism's need to incarcerate its subjects. It also highlights Ulbricht's speech. According to Ulbricht, the Wall saved peace, proved the West impotent, signified the recognition of the German status quo, established law and order in East Germany, and raised the standard of living.


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