Khrushchev: the Berlin Crisis and beyond

After watching a video on the Berlin Wall one of my students commented that the Americans didn't need any more propaganda than the wall to show the difference between communism and democracy. In a recent post I remarked that August was the 50th anniversary of the erection of the Berlin Wall, but the wall was only part of the story. In fact, Berlin remained a center of tension in the Cold war, and a number of historians on both sides of ...