Tag Archives: Berlin Wall

Detainment in East Berlin

A flood of memories of my first encounter with the Berlin Wall and East Germany returned after viewing the movie Bridge of Spies.  The Glienicke Bridge marked the site of  spy exchanges between East and West.  Gary Powers, the U-2 … Continue reading

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The German Teacher

My first glimpse of the Berlin Wall happened on a cold, windy, snowy day in March 1964. Some 25 years later, the Wall came down. My first Fulbright year in Germany as an exchange teacher was in a small town … Continue reading

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