30th anniversary of President Reagan's 'Tear down this wall' speech

30 years ago President Reagan appealed to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall

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    President Ronald Reagan delivers his

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    President Reagan and German Chancellor Helmut Kohl viewing the Berlin Wall, June 12, 1987

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    A page from President Reagan's speech in Berlin, June 12, 1987

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    President Ronald Reagan with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev at the White House, December 8, 1987

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    Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev is welcomed by East German Leader Erich Honecker with a fraternal kiss in East Berlin, October 6, 1989

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    East German citizens climb the Berlin wall at the Brandenburg Gate after the opening of the East German border, November 10, 1989

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    West Berlin citizens on top of the Berlin Wall in front of the Brandenburg Gate, November 10, 1989

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    A demonstrator hits the Berlin Wall as East Berlin border guards look on from above the Brandenburg Gate, November 11, 1989

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    West Berlin Lord Mayor Walter Momper (L) shakes hands with East Berlin Lord Mayor Erhard Krack, November 12, 1989

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    East Berliners meet West Berliners at Potsdamer Platz after the Berlin Wall was opened, November 12, 1989

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    An East German border soldier looks through a large hole into the Berlin Wall, February 8, 1990

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    A section of the Berlin Wall is lifted by a crane as East Germany starts to dismantle the wall near the Brandenburg Gate, February 20, 1990

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    President Ronald Reagan at the Berlin Wall on Poltsdammer Platz in East Berlin, September 12, 1990

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