TITLE

Many Happy Returns

PUB. DATE
September 1986
SOURCE
National Review;9/12/1986, Vol. 38 Issue 17, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the symbolic function of the Berlin Wall. Press' claim that the wall serves as an ignoble monument to Communism's failure; Advances in the power and threat posed by communism to democratic countries; Ways by which the wall has prevented the exodus of talented Germans and has made East Germany the most prosperous country in the Soviet bloc.
ACCESSION #
12562918

 

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