Speech in front of Schöneberg Town Hall on the fall of the Berlin Wall, 10 November 1989

Am 9. November 1989 öffnet die DDR ihre Grenze nach Westberlin und zur Bundesrepublik; nach 28 Jahren fällt die Mauer. Im Bild: Auf einer Kundegebung vor dem Schöneberger Rathaus spricht der SPD-Ehrenvorsitzende Willy Brandt zu Berlinern aus beiden Teilen der Stadt.

Along with Federal Chancellor Kohl, Foreign Minister Genscher and Governing Mayor Momper, Willy Brandt also takes part in a rally in front of Schöneberg Town Hall late in the afternoon of 10 November 1989. To thousands of Berliners, the SPD honorary chairman comments on the fall of the Wall: “And now we are experiencing, and that is something grand – and I am thankful to the Lord God that I could witness this – we are experiencing the parts of Europe growing together again.”
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