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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BERLIN WALL OPENED FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS East Berlin's great wall of shame is opened for Christmas holiday visits from West Berlin residents who line up before dawn at five checkpoints to be reunited with loved ones.
BERLIN WALL TEMPORARILY OPENED Thousands wait at the Berlin Wall then tearfully reunite with loved ones during a brief communist-allowed opening of the infamous german barrier. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
OPPRESSED JEWS A small family of 19th century, East European Jewish peasants sits together. The mother gestures, shrugging. Another shot shows the family oppressed by soldiers or official in long coats. One of them contemptuously kicks over a menorah, a rabbi steps up to offer comfort. Also, WS of a crowded ticket agency waiting room full of immigrant
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