The Fall of the Berlin Wall by William F Buckley Jr.

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"Eloquent . . . immensely readable . . . the saga of the victory of capitalism over the brutal and irrational fraud that was state socialism."
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"Buckley's lucid account celebrates the tenacity of the human spirit and the will to achieve freedom."
Publishers Weekly

"This is a small masterpiece of the narrative tradition. The Fall of the Berlin Wall keep[s] readers turning the page."
National Review

"[A] great narrative of democratic survival and democratic victory."
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The fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 was the turning point in the struggle against Communism in Eastern Europe. In The Fall of the Berlin Wall, renowned author and conservative pioneer William F. Buckley Jr. explains why the wall was built, reveals its devastating impact on the lives of people on both sides, and provides a riveting account of the events that led to the wall's destruction and the end of the Cold War.


About William F Buckley Jr.

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\WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY Jr. is an award-winning author, editor, columnist, television host, lecturer, and adventurer. A father of modern conservative thought in America, he founded National Review in 1955, started writing his syndicated "On the Right" newspaper column in 1962, and began hosting the Emmy Award—winning Firing Line in 1966. His many best-selling books include God and Man at Yale, Atlantic High, Airborne, and ten Blackford Oakes spy novels. Buckley has been awarded 35 honorary degrees and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1991.
Published April 21, 2008 by Wiley. 240 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, War, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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From the day the Berlin Wall went up, in August of 1961, separating East and West Berlin, to the day it came crumbling down in November 1989, it stood as a symbol of the denial of freedom and the horrors of communism.

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