The Archive of the Romanian Revolution of December 1989

A Catch-22 December 1989, Groundhog-Day Production. Presenting the Personal Research & Scholarship of Richard Andrew Hall, Ph.D.

The Days Leading up to 9 November and the Fall of the Berlin Wall (Articles from the Washington Post)

Posted by romanianrevolutionofdecember1989 on November 7, 2014

Robert J. McCartney, “Long-Suffering E. Germans ‘Just Can’t Take It Anymore.’  Widespread Discontent Erupts Into Nightly Protests,” Washington Post, 29 October 1989.



Mary Battiata, “Police Break Up Anti-Government Rally in Prague,” Washington Post, 29 October 1989.


Mary Battiata, “Playwright In the Fire of Dissent.  In Prague, Reluctant Hero Vaclav Havel Ponders His Role,” Washington Post, 27 October 1989.


Robert J. McCartney, “East German Chief Installed Amid Protests.  Election of Krenz Less than Unanimous,” Washington Post, 25 October 1989.



Robert J. McCartney, “German Migration Worrying Bonn. Mass Influx is Seen Posing Housing, Employment Problems,” Washington Post, 7 November 1989.


Blaine Harden, “Wet and Hopeful, the Sickerts Walked West.  East German Family Joins Flood of Migrants Seeking Better Lives by Fleeing Homeland,” Washington Post, 7 November 1989.



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