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  1. Nov 08

    Smithsonian Magazine: My photos of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    For the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall tomorrow, Smithsonian Magazine website publishes my photos and story of what it was like to be there:

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  2. Nov 04

    Fall of the Berlin Wall

    1989 was already a great year: I had covered the Palestinian Intifada, the war in Nagorno-Karabakh, Glasnost and Perestroika in Moscow, the death of Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran, among other stories for Time Magazine and the New York Times. On the evening of November 5, I was sitting on a…

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