Berlin Wall

25 Years Ago: The Berlin Wall Crumbled

Fall of the Berlin Wall

On the night of Nov. 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall came down. East German authorities opened the border between East and West Berlin and the door to the fall of tyranny. The wall went up in the early morning darkness of Aug. 13, 1961, to keep millions of people from fleeing communist East Germany after World War II. It fell as suddenly as it had been built.
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An extraordinary evening with Tom Brokaw

Eyewitness to History: A Conversation With Tom Brokaw

The legendary newsman recounted stories of historic news moments from his career to an exclusive audience of Newseum members.
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Members-only: A Conversation with Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw

The legendary broadcaster will recount some of the biggest stories of his career Oct. 30 for an exclusive audience of Newseum Press Pass members.
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