Berlin Wall Anniversary

November 9th was the 20th anniversary of the toppling of the Berlin Wall.

The commemoration was attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Dmitry Medyedev, French President Nichlas Sarkozy, England Prime Minister Gordon Brown, former head of the Polish Solidarity movement Lech Walesa, and former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, to name a few.

The U.S. was represented by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

President Barack Obama will travel to Europe December 10, 2009 to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.


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