Brookings experts’ reading list on the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War

On November 9, 1989, the government of East Germany (the German Democratic Republic) announced that all of its citizens could visit West Germany and West Berlin. Crowds of Germans from east and west climbed onto the wall surrounding West Berlin and began chipping away at the concrete with hammers and other tools in a celebratory … Continue reading Brookings experts’ reading list on the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War