In East Berlin
he played a song titled (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue?
A quarter century ago, the Berlin Wall--which had separated Communist East Berlin
from democratic West Berlin for 28 years--came down.
It sounds drastic, but there were a lot of people desperate to escape East Berlin
who risked their lives for the chance of freedom.
All of these questions would be answered tomorrow when we were about to pass through Checkpoint Charlie into Communist and Russian controlled, East Berlin
The people who organised the tours drove us out there in this massive van and they told us they might be able to get someone through Checkpoint Charlie to play in East Berlin
Particularly false notes are sounded in the scenes showing Vogel held captive in an East Berlin
The secret Israeli mission appeared to have ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin
The book is divided into four sections, dedicated to the time until the erection of the wall, East Berlin
, West Berlin, and the immediate post-wall period.
3 Peter Spitzner was the last to escape East Berlin
via the famous Checkpoint Charlie border point in August 1989.
What was East Berlin
is rapidly catching up with its brash, modern neighbour and some of the city's trendiest areas are in what was the East.
Though English substitutes here for Hebrew, the basic premise of writer-director Assaf Bernstein's original version remains intact: In 1997, retired Mossad operative Rachel Singer (Mirren) is the subject of a biography about her legendary slaying of Vogel (Jesper Christensen), a Nazi doctor she and two other agents tracked down and shot in East Berlin
30 years prior.
I tell her she can take one of our many bottle openers in instead, although not the one from Berlin mumsays with the jaunty green man who flashed up on the old East Berlin
Under Socialism, the people of East Berlin
lived in relative poverty compared to the Capitalist West Berliners, and people were leaving in droves.
August 1989: Tens of thousands of East Germans swamp West German diplomatic missions in East Berlin
, Czechoslovakia and Hungary seeking asylum.
Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor and Horst Koehler, the country's president, joined a congregation at a former East Berlin
church, where pro-democracy rallies were held in 1989.