THE ICH BIN EIN BERLINER SPEECH AND NIGHT RALLIES JFK addresses a huge, cheering crowd in a Berlin plaza, telling them, Ich bin ein Berliner. Various shots of the big crowd, individual faces listening to speech. WS shows Kennedy on podium with dignitaries, including Willy Brandt. Confetti falls from the sky as JFK and Brandt ride in an open convertible. CU of the pair in motorcade. WS shows waving crowd, passing motorcade.
CHRISTMAS REUNIONS FOR BERLINERS During Christmas, 1963, Communists permit West Berliners to visit relatives in the East for the first time since building The Wall. A sequence of shots shows people lining up outside with snow on the ground, waiting for passes from East German bureaucrats and passing through the border. Numerous shots of emotional Germans having reunions. Relatives run into each others' arms, exhange hugs and kisses.
BUSH SENIOR, GORBACHEV AND KOHL MARK BERLIN ANNIVERSARY George Bush Sr, Mikael Gorbachev and Helmut Kohl marking the 10th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The three men waving from a balcony and making speeches inside a theater. Citizens on street standing and waving behind barricades. Exterior of host building in Berlin with crowds of people and a German flag. A broken segment of the Berlin Wall with applauding crowd.
Date: November 8, 1999 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:26:00, No Audio
ALLIED CHECKPOINT SIGN - BERLIN, GERMANY An American flag waves in the wind over an “Allied Checkpoint” sign with American, Britain and French flags painted below the letters. These checkpoints were part of the Berlin Wall, a 28-year barrier created by Soviet leaders in East Germany and East Berlin to stop people from fleeing communism for the democracy of West Berlin. In 1989 when the borders between East and West Germany opened these checkpoints were abolished.
Date: November 23, 1981 - COLOR Source: Video: 1" Length: 00:00:12:00, No Audio
THE ICH BIN EIN BERLINER SPEECH - JFK -1 JFK addresses a huge, cheering crowd in a Berlin plaza, telling them, Ich bin ein Berliner. Various shots of the big crowd, individual faces listening to speech. WS shows Kennedy on podium with dignitaries, including Willy Brandt. Confetti falls from the sky as JFK and Brandt ride in an open convertible. CU of the pair in motorcade. WS shows waving crowd, passing motorcade.
BERLIN WALL AND PEOPLE OF BERLIN The sad and serious faces of Berliners appear superimposed over a long tracking shot of the Berlin Wall. A young woman cries. East German border guards hold automatic weapons.
MAY DAY DIFFERS BETWEEN EAST & WEST BERLIN West and East Berlin and Moscow all celebrate May Day in vastly different ways. West Berliners and Chancellor Ludwig Erhard call for peace while East Berlin and Moscow display their military might.
BUILDING THE BERLIN WALL A series of shots shows East Germans arriving in numbers in West Berlin during the fifties and early sixties. People carry suitcases up stairs, on a train platform. A commuter train rolls down tracks. Moving POV shot from train shows dreary buildings. Overhead shots of big crowds waiting in street to get processed into West. PLEASE NOTE: NARRATION REQUIRES ADDITIONAL LICENSING.
BERLINERS ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE OVER WALL Dramatic footage shows Germans leaping to freedom from apartment buildings in the East over The Wall into the West. One mind-blowing shot shows a woman hanging from a second story window of an apartment building. East German police hang onto her arms. A West German man pulls her legs from below. She drops to safety and people cheer. At another building, a man sits on the ledge of an upper floor window. CUs of people gesturing for him to jump. He drops into a safety net held by firemen below. A series of shots show E. German workers at a window facing the border which they seal with bricks and then, WSs of apartment buildings with bricked up walls. Tracking shot follows the completed Wall. PLEASE NOTE: NARRATION REQUIRES ADDITIONAL LICENSING.
WEST BERLIN HONORS HERO OF BERLIN WALL West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt honors Specialist Fourth Class Hans Puhl who risked his life at the Berlin Wall to rescue fleeing refugee Michael Myer as East Berlin guards opened fire. The barbed wire wall separating the city shows grim reminders of the daring rescue. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
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