Berlin 1961

June 13, 2011

Photographer: Peter Leibing

Hour 2: ´╗┐Where did the Cold War almost become a real war? We’ll revisit the rise of the Berlin Wall and the tense beginning of a decades-long U.S./Soviet conflict this hour with Frederick Kempe, journalist and president and CEO of the Atlantic Council [1]. His new book is “Berlin 1961: Kennedy, Khrushchev and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth” (Putnam, 2011).

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