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German Democratic Republic in Change: Autumn 1989

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In the first days of October 1989, the government leaders of the GDR were busily making preparations to celebrate the state's 40th anniversary.; However, behind their official facade the leaders were having to cope with the remarkable series of events that within a few weeks would turn their world upside down.; In addition to East Germans in record numbers attempting to flee to the West, opposition groups throughout the GDR were organizing their demands for political reforms into street demonstrations.; No one at the beginning of October could have predicted the incredible outcome of their protests. Along with 'The borders open' and 'The end of an era', 'Autumn 1989' is an assemblage of authentic documentary footage that chronicles the dramatic events in 1989 that culminated [...]
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1990; 1989
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German Democratic Republic in Change: The Borders Open

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In mid-October 1989, ten days after the German Democratic Republic celebrated its 40th anniversary, came the announcement that Egon Krenz was replacing Erich Honecker as the head of the Socialistic Unity Party (SED).; This change in leadership was yet another in a series of surprising adjustments made by the government in response to ominous demonstrations by opposition groups. But the government's efforts were still seen as half measures by the growing number of East Germans who, rather than fleeing to the West, were electing to remain in the East and fight for political reforms.; Along with 'Autumn 1989' and 'The end of an era', this authentic documentary footage illustrates the dramatic events in the autumn of 1989 that culminated in the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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1990; 1989
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German Democratic Republic in Change: The End of an Era

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Opening the borders to the West foreshadowed even more dramatic development to come to the GDR. Demonstrations continued, calling for the resignation or dismissal of the party leadership as well as for the disestablishement of unpopular institutions, such as STASI, the once-poweful police spy apparatus.; The people began to talk of a unified Germany, and after these extraordinary weeks, the only thing that was certain was that whatever direction the GDR would take in the future would be determined by the will of the people.; Along with 'Autumn 1989' and 'The borders open', 'The end of an era' is an assemblage of authentic documentary footage that chronicles the dramatic events in the autumn of 1989 that culminated in the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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1990; 1989
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