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David Hasselhoff Wants To Save The Berlin Wall

The former Baywatch beefcake is back in Germany, joining a protest against a real estate developer's plan to turn a part of the Wall into luxury apartments.

Milestones

DIED Piri Thomas, 83, author of Down Those Mean Streets, a memoir of his experience of racism and poverty while growing up in Spanish Harlem. DISMANTLED The last...

Mubarak Reveals a Brutal Plan to Hold Power

The Berlin Wall analogy that has been a staple of Western media discussion of the struggle for power in Egypt looked off the mark on Wednesday as the regime...

The U.S. and Mubarak: What Would Reagan Do?

"You will be visiting Berlin at a time of ferment," Secretary of State George Shultz wrote to his boss, Ronald Reagan, on May 11, 1987. The confidential memo was...

Dirty Money.

It's strange to think that a generation of John le Carre readers has grown up without a Soviet Union. Le Carre (the pen name of David Cornwell, a onetime...

Piecing Together Germany's Shredded Stasi Files

When the Berlin Wall began to crumble in 1989, East Germany's Ministry for State Security, the Stasi, decided to destroy all the evidence of 40 years of spying...

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