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Reagan's Berlin Wall speech 25 years later

Posted by Anush Elbakyan, Staff  June 12, 2012 03:27 PM

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Twenty-five years after Ronald Reagan's historic speech at the fortified barrier which divided Communist East Berlin from free West Berlin, one moment stands out - Reagan's challenge to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev: "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.

CBS News Senior White House Correspondent Bill Plante recalled covering Reagan's famous remarks in Berlin on June 12, 1987. Plante took a look back on the famous speech, and what can be learned from it for Campaign 2012.

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