The Price of Freedom

Connelly, John
November 2009
Commonweal;11/20/2009, Vol. 136 Issue 20, p10
The article discusses the events surrounding the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989. It describes the author's trip to Plauen after the East German border had fallen, and his investigation of the uprisings that had occurred there earlier in the year. He provides a perspective on the social impact of the demonstrations and the attitude toward the German Democratic Republic (GDR) today.


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