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FRANCE 24's special coverage of the anniversary in Berlin

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2009-11-09

All day on November 9 FRANCE 24 focuses on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, with witness accounts, debates and live coverage of the celebrations in Berlin.

9:00am

- Press review: World reports on the anniversary celebrations

- Business: Interview with World Bank President Bob Zoellick, who was a member of the US State Department l in 1989.

- On the Net: Special Berlin Wall edition

10:00am

- Sport: Sporting and political rivalry between East and West Germany

- Politics: French political analyst Jacques Rupnic on the role of Mikhail Gorbachev

- Arts and living: The influence of electronic music in Germany in the 1980s.

-The week in Europe: Berlin special

11:00am

- Sport: Sporting and political rivalry between East and West Germany

- Top Story: Mikhail Gorbachev? Ronald Regan? Pope John Paul II? Who should take the credit for the fall of the Berlin Wall?

- Reporters: A special report on the fall of the Berlin Wall filmed by those who took part in its last days

6:00pm

- Live from Berlin: From the gathering of 30 heads of state at the Brandenburg Gate to the fireworks show at 11:00pm.

9:00pm

- Debate: International decision makers offer their views on the historical significance of the wall's fall.
 

10:00pm

- Highlights of the day's programming, including the ceremonies, witness accounts and reports from FRANCE 24 correspondents in the field
 

Date created : 2009-11-08

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