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The Impact Of The Fall Of The Berlin Wall And Germany's Unification

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A man hammers away at the Berlin Wall on Nov. 12, 1989 as the border barrier between East and West Germany was torn down after 28 years, symbolically ending the Cold War.

It has been 26 years since the Berlin wall came down. This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the unification of Germany. Joining us to address the impact these events have had on the world and what they mean to Pittsburgh are Dr. Stephen Szabo, executive director of the Transatlantic Academy in Washington, DC and Steve Sokol, former president of the World Affairs Council Pittsburgh who is now president of the American Council on Germany. 

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