90001_LD_022_06.mov

90001_LD_022_06

Soliders march in a military procession. Kennedy reports on the Berlin Crisis - "Soviet strategy has long been aimed, not merely at Berlin, but at dividing and neutralizing all of Europe, forcing us back on our own shores. We must meet our oft-stated pledge to the free peoples of West Berlin…" Several shots of masses of East Germans hoping to migrate West. A child sits upon luggage. Five youths escape through barbed wire, one jumps through and is snagged. Uniformed Volkspolizei officer. Woman and child look out of upper story window. Someone jumps from upper window onto gathered crowd, escaping from East Berlin to West Berlin. Workers building Berlin Wall, brick by brick. The completed wall, attended by Volkspolizei with machine guns. Soviet tanks and soldiers in East Berlin. Tank drives by Bahnhof Siemensstadt.

1960s
B&W
Not Explicit