As Germany celebrates 28 years of reunification, what does it mean to German citizens?

Photo by Sage Van Wing featuring an installation by the French artist JR, to commemorate the reunification of Germany.




By Sage Van Wing

On October 3, 1990 East and West Germany were reunited. The German Democratic Republic (GDR) joined the Federal Republic of Germany (BRD), and Berlin was once again designated as the capital of united Germany. KCRW Berlin Visiting Talent, Sage Van Wing attended celebrations at the Brandenburg Gate and asked attendees for their views on whether Germany was a unified country, and their hopes for the future.

KCRW Berlin Visiting Talent  Sage Van Wing is a RIAS Fellow and the executive producer of Oregon Public Broadcasting’s daily talk show, “Think Out Loud.” 




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