The Day the Berlin Wall Came Down, a Chunk at a Time
The 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall takes me back 31 years to an afternoon in the summer of 1988, when Amity Shlaes entered my office in Brussels and said we needed to talk. We'd been married the month before and were working together on the Wall Street Journal's editorial page in Europe. I looked up from my desk as Amity did something unusual. She closed the door behind her. Then she turned and announced, in a loud whisper, "It's over." I was stunned. "What have I...
Published:11/10/2019 3:08:35 PM