Simon Weisenthal: Communist Stasi Worse than Nazi Gestapo

Eliana BenadorRightSide News

Americans proudly recall President Ronald Reagan’s historic, moving speech at Berlin’s Brandenburg’s Gate on July 1987, when he challenged then Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down that wall.”

That historic event happened a few months later. On November 9, 1989, the German Democratic Republic announced that travel restrictions for East Germans had been lifted. That night, hundreds of thousands of people from East Berlin flooded into the western part of the city and, together, celebrated. The next day, Berliners began discovering the other part of their city.

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