Sorry for the interruption in blogging and comment moderation over the past 24 or so hours – I was a bit swamped by other things. But now things are back on track. I’ll be posting back at normal speed tomorrow.
Though I missed the anniversary date by two days, The following video is a nice flashback … to 28 years ago:
I don’t know about you, but I get goose bumps every time I hear that last sentence.
I’m glad to say that during a recent visit to Berlin, President Reagan was prominently featured at the Checkpoint Charlie Museum, a must-see if you’re visiting the German capital. If you go, I suggest starting the visit at the top of the museum and working backwards.
Reagan’s (spineless) advisors actually crossed out the “Tear down this wall” sentence, deeming it too provocative. But Reagan ignored it. Less two and a half years later the wall came crashing down.