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Berlin 1961

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

In June 1961, Nikita Khrushchev called Berlin "the most dangerous place on earth." American and Soviet fighting men and tanks stood only yards apart. Frederick Kempe talks about what made Berlin so dangerous. His book Berlin 1961 is based on a wealth of new documents and interviews, filled with fresh insights, and is a masterly look at key events of the 20th century, with powerful applications to these early years of the 21st century.

Guests:

Frederick Kempe

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Comments [1]

chuck reinhardt

i was in berlin, oct. 1963, and their was a similar crisis. tanks up against the wall, kennedy vs khrushchev. are their any books or information on this crisis i can go to.
thanks

May. 11 2011 02:41 PM

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