30 years ago, the wall came tumbling down
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By John J. Metzler



UNITED NATIONS — Thirty years ago on Nov. 9 1989, the world suddenly changed.  Mass civil and religious demonstrations rocking East German cities created a political tsunami which soon reached Berlin.



Berlin, the divided city and German capital at the epicenter of the Cold War, would see an unexpected performance of Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” as throngs of East German comrades suddenly rushed towards the Berlin Wall...

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