1989: THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL
- Component 'Cold War' Hardy, Stephen M. // Lightwave;Apr2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p8
The article presents information related to Cold War. One of the more popular theories about why the Cold War ended when it did revolves around economics. The impasse between the United States and Soviet Union did not break because of intimidation or a lack of will, the thinking goes. After...
- The Party at the Wall. Owen, Bennett // National Review;12/22/1989, Vol. 41 Issue 24, p20
Reflects on the East and West Germans' celebrations on the opening of the Berlin Wall. Symbolism of the ending of the Cold War; Contrast between prior violence at the wall and current border crossings.
- Berlin Wall November 9, 1989. Lusted, Marcia Amidon // Cobblestone;May/Jun2010, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p47
The article presents a brief historical account of the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall, an iconic symbol of the Cold War era.
- The Fallen Wall. Rust, Michael // Insight on the News;11/29/99, Vol. 15 Issue 44, p10
Focuses on the tenth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in Germany and the pro-Soviet Cold War revisionists. Views on the fall of the wall; How it affected the Soviet Union; Notion of the Cold War; Statement issued by Harvey Klehr of Emory University.
- Germany. Kim, Lucien // Junior Scholastic;4/8/2002, Vol. 104 Issue 16, p12
Focuses on the development of Germany. Division of Germany into West and East Germany during the cold war; Foundation of the Berlin Wall by the East German government; Reunification of Germany following the destruction of Berlin wall.
- 1989: When The Wall Came Tumbling Down. Cohen, Roger // New York Times Upfront;11/15/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 5, p22
Focuses on the impact of the fall of the Berlin Wall in Germany in 1989 on the Cold War and the continent of Europe. Description of the Berlin Wall; Reason of the U.S. and its allies for allowing the wall to be built; Challenges faced by East and West Germany in coming together.
- Why We Should Remember Fall of Berlin Wall. Edwards, Lee // Human Events;11/9/2009, Vol. 65 Issue 39, p1
The article contemplates on why people should remember the fall of the Berlin wall, the concrete wall that was built in 1961 to close the gap in the border between West Germany and communist East Germany. The wall fell in November 1989 and marked the end of communism in East Germany followed by...
- East Germany's angel of peace. Mulhearn, Donna // Eureka Street;7/13/2012, Vol. 22 Issue 13, p55
The article discusses the experience of Church elder Sigrid during the Cold War and the Berlin Wall in east Germany. The author mentions that Sigrid was part of the movement that offered prayers, discussions and peaceful demonstrations in the years leading up to the fall of the Berlin wall. She...
- NATO after Riga -- A New Direction? R�hle, Michael // NATO's Nations & Partners for Peace;2007, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p36
The article ponders on the impact of the Riga Summit on the status of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The three phases of the evolution of NATO are discussed, including the Cold War, the period between the collapse of the Berlin Wall and that of the Twin Towers in New York, and...