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The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall - Konrad H. Jarausch

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On August 13, 1961, construction workers began tearing up streets and erecting barriers in Berlin. This night marked the beginning of one of history’s most infamous dividing lines: the Berlin Wall. Construction continued for a decade as the wall cut through neighborhoods, separated families, and divided not just Germany, but the world. Konrad H. Jarausch details the history of the Berlin Wall.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Konrad H. Jarausch
  • Director Kyriaki Kyriakou, Remus Buznea
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Animator Kyriaki Kyriakou, Remus Buznea, Mitko Karakolev
  • Art Director Kyriaki Kyriakou, Remus Buznea
  • Sound Designer Ana Roman
  • Composer Ana Roman
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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