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Reel Number: 250013-02
Year / Date: 1987
Location: Berlin,Brandenburg Gate
TC Begins: 02:21:20
TC Ends: 02:44:40
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk 1987 - Color, President Reagan: Berlin, Germany Speech, Tear Down That Wall. 12Jun87 LS over crowd w/ stage & flags in front of Brandenburg Gate. Chancellor Helmut Kohl introduces President Reagan, crowd cheers & waves small flags. 02:22:05 “Thank you very much...24 years ago John F. Kennedy visited Berlin...today I make my second visit...its our duty to speak in this place of Freedom... 02:23:55 “To those listening in the East... 02:24:30 “Behind me stands a wall...encircles this city... 02:26:20 “...as long as this gate is closed... 02:27:20 black edit. 02:27:23 “In the 1950s, Khrushchev predicted: ‘We will bury you. But in the West today, we see a free world that has achieved a level of prosperity & well-being unprecedented in all human history. In the Communist world, we see failure, technological backwardness, declining standards of health, even want of the most basic kind--too little food. Even today, the Soviet Union still cannot feed itself... 02:28:02 “And now the Soviets themselves may in a limited way be coming to understand the importance of freedom...some political prisoners have been released... 02:28:31 Are these the beginnings of profound changes... There is one sign the Soviets can make that would be unmistakable, that would advance dramatically the cause of freedom & peace.” 02:29:12 “General Secretary Gorbachev, if you see peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union & Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Applause. 02:29:53 Mr. Gorbachev tear down this wall!” Cheering. 02:30:16 I understand the fear of war. 02:30:20 Black edit. 02:30:26 ...but thru it all the alliance held firm. I invite those who protest then...because we remained strong the Soviets came back to the table. Cheering. 02:30:56 Because we remain strong today... talks about eliminating nuclear weapons... eliminating chemical weapons. ...pursuing Strategic Defense Initiatives... we are armed because we mistrust each other... 02:34:44 “Free people of Berlin today, as in the past, The United States stands for... (Calls for reinforcing ties of 1971 agreement & Berlin to be the center of international cooperation.) 02:37:30 (talks about Sports as a means of uniting & holding Olympics in Berlin). Cheering. 02:40:00 ...Totalitarian World creates backwardness...finds symbols of love an affront... (on TV tower) ...light make sign of the cross... 02:42:0? (talks about the demonstrations against his visit) 02:42:59 end of speech. Not too much cheering. Handshaking on the podium. 02;43:55 Music starts... Cold War; Anti-Communism; NOTE: Any continuous 12 minutes sold at per reel rate. NOTE: Credit must be given to Reagan Presidential Library NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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