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Edgy Berlin artist colony hangs on to irreverent streak

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Edgy Berlin artist colony hangs on to irreverent streak

One of the world's most famous art collectives fears going from avant-garde to art history. Born in the frenzy that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall, the artists' compound known as "Tacheles" is among Berlin's most popular -- albeit unusual -- tourist attractions. As Deutsche Welle reports, 20 years of life on the cutting edge may soon come to an end.

Posted: February 15, 2010 13:05   Comments: 1
Berliners reminisce about the collapse of the wall

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Berliners reminisce about the collapse of the wall

Twenty years later, the residents of Berlin celebrate the historic day that marked the beginning of the end of Communism. Virtually all Berliners remember where they were and what they were doing the day that the wall fell. Mike Kraus, a freelance video journalist, reports from Berlin.

Posted: November 9, 2009 12:54   Comments: 1
U.S. presidents seize political spotlight in symbolic Berlin

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U.S. presidents seize political spotlight in symbolic Berlin

Berlin lies at the center of the German political imagination and was the focal point of the Iron Curtain that separated Eastern and Western Europe during the Cold War. Berlin has also played host to some of America's greatest presidential speeches -- by JFK, Ronald Reagan, and Barack Obama.

Posted: November 9, 2009 12:05   Comments: 0
Remembering the bonbon bombers of Berlin

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Remembering the bonbon bombers of Berlin

Germans and Americans celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, the 15-month operation that flew food and coal into Berlin during the Soviet blockade in 1948.

Posted: September 30, 2008 20:26   Comments: 12
Flying over New York in a war plane

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Flying over New York in a war plane

Lisa Biagiotti, Channtal Fleischfresser and Katie Combs reported from Teterboro, N.J. on the 60th anniversary celebration of the Berlin Airlift.

Posted: September 23, 2008 07:51   Comments: 0

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