01 years Germany mirror - 40 years reporting from Berlin cut: Annette Paulmann German bits made in Germany. German landscapes. Parking lot. The façades of the houses. Industry images. Cologne Cathedral. Lighthouse, snow mountains. Gedächtniskirche Berlin. Potsdamer Platz - computer graphics.
Kurfürstendamm Berlin archive material. Woman's face. Girl make-up itself. The face at the border. Human faces. Folded hands, great. The Brandenburg Gate. Uprising on 17 June 1953 trick - the Brandenburg Gate breaks - Russians (red) marching American (blue) - Marschierende. Germany mirror 40 years - trick. Berlin: American, British, Russians, armored car, cars, people go, cyclists, leisure, children swimming. Drinking coffee on balcony and dance. Transformer wire. Potsdamer Platz. Border sign warning. Controls at the Brandenburg Gate. The quadriga is brought back and pulled up.
May 1, 1959. Willy Brandt speaks interview: "the day will come when the Brandenburg Gate no longer lies on the border. "Until that day comes, we ask, we call, we call: open the door!"
So far, the feet carry refugees. Refugee camp. Title Germany mirror. 13 August 1961 the building wall. Crying people. Old woman climbs out the window. Chatting at Checkpoint Charlie. Balloon wall. Animated wall - red - cuts through Berlin. On the both sides: Johnson - Gomulka Kennedy-Chruschtschow Elizabeth II - Kossygin Nixon - Ho Chi Minh Mitterrand - Gromyko Reagan "Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate" - Gorbachev issuance of passes in the 60s. Joy of reunion. Greeting. Waving at the wall. Soldier on the wall. Berlin at night. Hippies, happening, blow into disc. Student unrest. Title Germany mirror with Adenauer actuality: "... and peace between peoples." Brandt o-ton: "Listen to this city!" Cabbage o-ton: "intolerance and disregard of others may never have a chance in Germany."
Elegant Kurfürstendamm. Industry images. International Congress Centre. Foreign visitors. Richard von Weizsäcker as visitors. Radio show. Title Germany mirror landing aircraft. Visitors to Berlin: Marlene Dietrich is welcomed by Hildegard Knef. Benny Goodman played clarinet. Sammy Davis. Ella Fitzgerald. Charles Aznavour is autograph. Ray Charles. Dizzie Gillespie. Jonny cash.
Art exhibition modern art. The Berliner Philharmoniker playing it under Claudio Abbado. Herbert von Karajan, great. Street Café on Kurfürstendamm. Foreigners. Children of foreigners. Turk and vegetable stand. Potsdamer Platz. Fall of the wall. People hit with hammer on the wall. Cheering encounter between East and West.
Run German bits people. Brandenburg Gate. Helmut Kohl in crowd.
Own material Fireworks.
(10:12:13) Richard von Weizsäcker interview: "We want a United Europe the peace of the world serve."
Driving shooting fountain. Motorcycle riders. Construction site at Checkpoint Charlie for the construction of a business centre. Architects and designs.
English of bits young faces.
(10:13:28) own material Reichstag driving record. Model of the new Government quarter. President Clinton in Berlin. Jubilation.
Helmut Kohl interview: "the upheaval in Europe, our common future, calls for all of us. Freedom required."
Images from Germany. Computer graphics Potsdamer Platz (10:13:34)
40 years Germany mirror 40 years reporting from Berlin 0'44 images from the heart of Europe - a TV magazine which provides information about Deurschland and its people. For over 40 years. Der Spiegel of Germany.
1'02 anywhere else were in these 40 years of hope and anxiety, joy and sorrow a nation more clearly evident than in Berlin.
What moved the people - then, 1954, one year after the brutally beaten down popular uprising in East Germany?
1'24 that Berlin could not know that their city should become the symbol for the Division of the world into two hostile blocks. - But they knew that here in Berlin two political systems together would compete.
1'40 Germany mirror began 40 years ago, to report from the democratic Germany were not to see the soldiers of the four victorious powers of the second world war in the Berlin street scene. Despite the explosive political situation in their city, Berliners saw optimistic in the future. 2'07: bewundemswerter serenity she resisted the pressures of the East, left in their optimism not be put off.
2'20 shared the West Berlin their everyday joys and concerns with each other, to get in their circumscribed Lair of freedom, committed to the three Western Siegermachte United States, Great Britain and France.
2'41 border controls in the middle of the city - signs of a split, whose later radicalism still nobody suspected. Yet there was common: the Quadriga returned. Restored together East and West of the Brandenburg Gate, the symbol of their city destroyed in the war.
3'07 in concern for the unity of Germany and Berlin demonstrated 750,000 Berlin on 1 May 1959 Brandt: "the day will come when the Brandenburg Gate no longer lies on the border. "Until that day comes, we ask, we call, we call: the gate opens".
3'42 of Willy Brandt's appeal remained unheard. Tens of thousands turned back East. Their escape, a vote against the dictatorial regime of the German Democratic Republic was called a "vote with your feet".
4'04 people who gave up their existence, friends and relatives left behind, to live in the free West.
4'23 Germany was witness, when the GDR destroyed all hopes for unity on August 13, 1961.
4'40 stunned were the Berlin sector border and had to watch as a wall was pulled through the middle of their city. Separating. Insurmountable.
5'03 the recent lifelines were cut. The sight made every attempt to escape to the life-threatening risk. More than 70 people died in those days.
5'21 Berlin had become a place of confrontation between East and West. Nowhere, the cold war was noticeable as the Checkpoint Charlie, the famous border crossing of the allies.
5'35 and the dividing of the world was nowhere more visible than on the wall in Berlin. Hardly a foreign statesman let it take you to stand over for his political beliefs about the death strip.
Reagan: "Mister Gorbatschow, open this gate".
6'08 for a few days of the iron curtain opened up in the 60s. A pass agreement, that the West had negotiated with the German Democratic Republic, West Berliners gave the chance to see their relatives and friends in the eastern part of the city for a few hours. The mirror of Germany showed the world that Berlin was not to share, that the people in spite of walls and barbed wire were together - even after years of separation.
6'53 despite geographical proximity: Berlin became a city with two faces.
7'10 in West Berlin, the free part, was looking for new life and expression of an alternative culture scene. The provocation of the establishment was target young artists such as Nam June Paik, and many others. 7'34 as students in other parts of the free world, the young generation in Berlin protested encrusted social structures. -The mirror of Germany contributed to the wide spectrum of opinions out there, worldwide in more than 100 countries, dubbed in 7 languages. Their efforts for peace, freedom and justice, the political representatives of the new democratic Germany, remained in the world not without resonance - then as now.
Kohl: "intolerance and disregard of the other may never have a chance in Germany."
8'21 back in the 70s. West Berlin, the free part of the city remained attractive. Based on subsidies workers found a new location here a new home and industries from around the world. West Berlin became Germany's largest industrial city.
8'45 at international conferences discussed their research scientists. And the fairs and markets of West Berlin became a fixture in the calendar of the world economy.
9'02 a hub, young forever! Berlin was ahead of getting a bit 'in' the spirit of the times. A metropolis, the trends continued around the clock.
9'16 film and TV magazine Spiegel of Germany watched the Berliners 'way of life' and presented the stars who wouldn't let Berlin on their world tours.
10'00 in Berlin met the avant-garde of art from past and present.
10'08 and last but not least perhaps world's best Orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, with conductors including Karajan, West Berlin was awarded the title Claudio Abbado and Daniel Barenboim: cultural capital of Germany.
People from all over the world came to West Berlin – and stayed. The boy of the 2nd and 3rd generation know today to say: We are Berliners. -The mirror of Germany pursued the efforts at integration. He documented the problems on the way to the peaceful coexistence. The fall of the Berlin wall is one of the most moving moments in Berlin's post-war history.
11 was ' 22 der Spiegel of Germany, as the people from East and West in the arms were located. For 28 years the wall had separated from the German Deutsche.
12'03 by their peaceful revolution had shaken off the people in the former East German dictatorship. And finally it was also they who wanted the reunification. Federal President von Weizsäcker on the day after the Union said: "We want a United Europe the peace of the world serve".
12'42 today, four years after the unification. Berlin has again. At Checkpoint Charlie, where the cold was close to war, is an international business centre. Still, Berlin is the largest construction site in Europe.
13'01 working architects and urban planners to give Berlin a new identity.
13'13 in the centers of the city are involved today Weltkonzeme, to include futuristic design in grown structures. Is the high demand can be redeemed after a people-friendly architecture?
13'35 Berlin is ready to assume his new role: capital of a Germany in Europe. Next to the Reichstag building, the Government District, the Parliament and the Government will try to meet their challenging tasks at home and in the world is produced.
13'59 the Brandenburg Gate is open. Today a highly symbolic place for the binding, for the peaceful coexistence of peoples. Kohl: "the upheaval in Europe, our common future, calls for all of us. Freedom committed".
14'25 images from Germany - a TV magazine that provides various impressions of the country and its people of the world - essential, critical and engaged. -In the future remains connected - as since 40 years of Germany mirror faithful - and the capital Berlin.