Log in or Join the euronews community
Have you forgotten your password?
Skip to main content
02/11/09 22:26 CET
When the Berlin Wall fell: Ezio Mauro, Director, la Repubblica
Jutta Scheffer, euronews
Sebastian Saam, euronews
Rudolf Herbert, euronews
“I was in Frankfurt.
What I remember most was a press conference being held by Gunter Schabowski, the GDR’s spokesman.
The representative of the Berlin government passed him a note while he was speaking.
He read it and said: ‘From Midnight or 2am, the gates of the Wall will be open.’
Nobody knew where this announcement had come from.”
Copyright © 2014 euronews
Copyright © euronews 2014