Chicago Berlin Wall Monument Rededication Ceremony

Chicago Berlin Wall Monument Receives Rededication

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Once a symbol of such pain and defeat, the Berlin Wall has a new purpose around the world, and that is to educate society on how a seemingly harmless block of concrete could wreck so much turmoil and how when enough people group together to reverse a wrong, borders are no …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Munich Refugees Wall

Munich Trumps Trump with Wall to Keep Refugees Out of Sight

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The construction of a massive wall is underway in the Munich suburb of Neupsrlach Sud that will separate residents from a new shelter that will house roughly 160 unaccompanied child refugees once the buildout is complete. Standing at 4 meters (13.1 feet), the Munich wall will stand 0.4 meters (1.3 feet) …

Sources: RT, The Sun

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Reagan Signed Chunk of Berlin Wall Could Be Yours For A Cool $10-20G

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On June 12, 1987, US President Ronald Reagan made history when he stood in front of the Berlin Wall and uttered the words: “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” While the speech’s effect on the Wall actually coming down has been debatable, Reagan is no doubt a piece of that …

Sources: Reuters, Christie’s

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Government Remembers David Bowie For Helping Take Down Berlin Wall

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The tributes honoring and remembering music legend David Bowie have spread far throughout the day as the news of the singer’s death on Sunday went public this morning, and Germany’s own Foreign Office added to that mix as they thanked Bowie for his contribution in helping bring down the Berlin Wall …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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25 Years After The Fall of the Berlin Wall: Stories From Around the Web

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Today, November 9, marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Built in 1961 and taken down in 1989, the Berlin Wall separated West Berlin from East Berlin and the rest of the surrounding Soviet controlled East Germany. November 9th, 1989 was an emotional day for many, not …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Pictures Shows the Drastic Change in Berlin 25 Years After The Wall Fell

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s TheLocal has compiled a collection of 11 striking photos that shows how much change has occurred in Berlin since the Wall fell nearly 25 years ago on November 9th 1989. The photos of current day Berlin were taken at the exact spots of some of the most historical photos from 25 …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Freedom Forward: 25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall Exhibit by Kai Wiedenhöfer Coming To Chicago

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

This May the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center in Chicago will be opening up their latest exhibit featuring the photographic works of Kai Wiedenhöfer taken in 1989 during the fall of the Berlin Wall.  “Freedom Forward: 25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall” is designed to illuminate the psychology …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Declassified Documents Reveal Struggles of Life and Death in the Shadow of the Berlin Wall

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

This past Tuesday, the National Archives National Declassification Center (NDC) hosted a symposium in partnership with the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) Historical Review Program to highlight some discoveries in a recent set of declassified documents centered around the Berlin Wall. The newly released 11,000 pages of documents “reveal East and West Berliners’ struggle for …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Sections Of Berlin Wall FInd New Home In Mountain View, CA on Nov. 14

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Just over a year ago it was announced that two sections of the Berlin Wall would be making their way to Mountain View, California, and on now on Nov. 14 a dedication ceremony will be taking place at the new home for these historic artifacts, the Mountain View Public Library. …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Kickstarter Project For Book on Bruce Springsteen’s ’88 East Berlin Concert Is Days Away From Its Goal

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There was no shortage of concerts to help aid in bringing down the Berlin Wall in the late 80’s and early 90’s, and while the most well-known is The Wall – Live in Berlin concert featuring Rodger Waters, David Hasselhoff, Bon Jovi, and more, there is an even more fascinating …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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