Cold War Conversations

Alastair - Witnessing the Wende

November 10, 2019 Season 4 Episode 91
Cold War Conversations
Alastair - Witnessing the Wende
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Cold War Conversations
Alastair - Witnessing the Wende
Nov 10, 2019 Season 4 Episode 91
Ian Sanders & Alastair Bassett
Alistair took up a teaching post in Halle, East Germany in August 1989 and continued to work in Halle for the next 9 years, seeing the unravelling of the GDR first hand.
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Alastair took up a teaching post in Halle, East Germany in August 1989 and continued to work in Halle for the next 9 years, seeing the unraveling of the GDR first hand. 

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So back to today’s episode – Alastair arrived just in time to see the early protests and the opening of the border with West Germany. He recounts the Wende with some great stories detailing the impact of the Wende and the effects of reunification.

We welcome Alastair to our Cold War conversation…

 

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