November 9 marks the 33-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall. Join us on:
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
We have invited a group of Germans to discuss what they recall and their personal experiences on the events from when the Berlin wall was built in 1961, during the Cold War and after the wall came down in 1989.
Contruction of the Berlin Wall was started in 1961 by the German Democratic Republic (GDR). The wall was a guarded concrete barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989, and cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany.
Joining the conversation will be:
- Trudy Clements, Retired German Teacher
- Maike DeMaria, Owner/CEO, Capabilitix LLC
- Thomas Kislat, German American Chamber of Commerce South
- Jana Woodruff, German Realtor, RealtySouth
Dr. Angela Ferguson, Executive Committee member and VP Culture for the AlabamaGermany Partnership & Assistant Professor of German at Samford University; will be moderator for the conversation.