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  • East Berlin Poem Analysis

    that hinders Afro-German progress, develops, in “East Berlin”, into one of an ambush set as a stumbling block besieging the barrier endangering all possibilities for black people to coexist: “ It feels dangerous now/to be Black in Berlin” (The Collected Poems 465). Lorde plays the role of a cultural model leading the struggle against racism and raising the cause of Afro-German women: Already my blood shrieks through East Berlin streets misplaced hatreds volcanic tallies rung…

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  • Essay On The Reagan Doctrine

    Reagan in West Berlin at the Brandenburg Gate delivered this speech. The purpose of this speech was to let the leader of the Soviet Union, which was Gorbachev, to tear down the wall, which separated East Berlin from West Berlin, causing division between both provinces. Even though Reagan made it very clear that he would like the wall to be torn down by Gorbachev, it is…

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  • Compare And Contrast Ronald Kennedy And Ich Bin Ein Berliner

    democracy comes to place. A prime example would be the situation about The Berlin Wall and how many stood against the communist system it brought to one of the sides. Some of the people who were involved with the stand against it were John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan, Both were presidents of the United States during their time. Kennedy gave his well-known “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech to voice his opinion and perspective on why the Berlin wall should be demolished. Reagan also gave a speech…

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  • John F Kennedy Speech On Courage

    the Soviets and the Western Alliance from the control of Germany. The Berlin Wall separated all of Europe from West Germany. Regan took a brave stance to fight for freedom in Germany. Freedom without the separation of the country. Regan says in the speech “Es gibt nur ein Berlin.”, Eastern Europe could not become free as long as they were under the Soviet Union’s control. There is only one Berlin. The tearing down of the Berlin Wall was a big step toward freedom in Germany and Europe. It was a…

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  • Commentary On Stasiland By Anna Funder

    Stasiland is the first book of the author Anna Funder. Funder won a prodigious nonfiction writing award for Stasiland. Funder, born in Australia, currently lives in New York. Previously, Anna Funder was an international lawyer. Anna also worked in Berlin for a German communication production service. Anna Funder amalgamated various sources to present a detailed account of the time period she calls “Stasiland.” Funder used personal accounts as sources. She gathered information from face-to-face…

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  • Hitler In The Fall Of Berlin And Downfall

    The films The Fall of Berlin (film 1) and Downfall (film 2) both present different depictions of Adolf Hitler in his final days during the Battle of Berlin. The first film provides a contrast between Hitler and Stalin throughout Germanys’ war with the Soviet Union. The Fall of Berlin was truly a propaganda film to promote Stalin as a leader and celebrate the Soviet Union’s victory against Germany. The film portrays Hitler as an explosive, demanding and unreasonable dictator who acts more as a…

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  • Johannes Brahms Concert Analysis

    Brahms’ Concert Review The concert I am reviewing is Johannes Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77. Performed by the Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by Claudio Abbado. Recorded live at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Italy in 2002. Featuring soloist Gil Shaham. Johannes Brahms was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1833. His father taught him music as a young boy. At the age of 6, he started creating his own method of writing music. Brahms befriended many famous composers during…

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  • The Cold War: The Berlin Airlift

    it the Cold War, but for the purpose of an example it will be called the Berlin Airlift. So During the Berlin Airlift many soldier would often fly over to Germany to Supply the Germany’s that were malnourished, because of the Russians blocking all access into the capital of Germany, berlin. So the U.S. had a great idea of using planes to fly over the city and drop off food, water, and fuel to the people of Berlin. The Berlin Airlift was never so much a war or battle but more a “Who can use…

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  • Berlin Blockade And Airlift Essay

    with different methods and results for each side. Which lead to the Berlin Blockade / Airlift In 1948 The Berlin Blockade was what Soviet Union decided to blockade any shipments from West Berlin. Soon enough America and its allies decide to support the West Berliners by air, flying in supplies for nearly a year this was sought out to be the Berlin Airlift . By the end of spring 1949 it was clear that the Soviet blockade of west Berlin had failed and on May 12, 1949…

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  • Eastern Berlin Wall Analysis

    Berlin is one of these better known sites of these conflicts. In an attempt to keep East Germans from escaping to the West in search of greater freedoms and a higher standard of living, the Soviet Union constructed a literal wall through the capital city of Berlin. Even though, Western nations such as England and America openly criticized the Wall, no effort was made to demolish it…

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