Video series commemorates the building of the Wall 60 years ago

Video series commemorates the building of the Wall 60 years ago

With video interviews and eyewitness reports, the Berlin Commissioner for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship, Tom Sello, and the House of Representatives recall the Wall era on the Internet.

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A visitor to the Bernauer Strasse Wall Memorial looks through segments of the Wall in Berlin.

From 2 to 20 August 2021, a video series entitled #Mauerschatten will digitally commemorate the construction of the Berlin Wall 60 years ago and the consequences for the people in the divided city, according to the Office of the Commissioner. In addition, information is to provide an insight into the historical events between 1961 and 1989. Christine Bergmann, Carola von Braun, Eberhard Diepgen, Frank-Christian Hansel, Andreas Otto and Ines Schmidt are among the contemporary witnesses who will speak. The video interviews can be seen on the Instagram channel of the Berlin House of Representatives.
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