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Tearing Down the Wall in 1989

This November marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Washington Post Editor Marc Fisher, who served as The Post's Berlin correspondent in 1989, remembers the jubilation on the streets and reflects on the lasting legacy of the fall of the wall.

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In Germany, an ode to joy
Article | BERLIN -- For once, Germans celebrated a moment from their tumultuous past without a pang of guilt.
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