Year That Changed the World: The Untold Story Behind the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Version: Unabridged
Author: Michael Meyer
Narrator: Ed Sala
Genres: History
Publisher: Tantor Media
Published In: November 2009
# of Units: 9 CDs
Length: 11 hours
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Overview

On the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Michael Meyer provides a riveting eyewitness account of the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe that brilliantly rewrites our conventional understanding of how the Cold War came to an end and holds important lessons for America's current geopolitical challenges.

Author Details

Author Details

Meyer, Michael

Michael Meyer is currently Director of Communications for thMichael Meyer is currently Director of Communications for the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Between 1988e United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Between 1988 and 1992, he was "Newsweek"'s Bureau Chief for Germany, Cen and 1992, he was "Newsweek"'s Bureau Chief for Germany, Central Europe and the Balkans, writing more than twenty cover tral Europe and the Balkans, writing more than twenty cover stories on the break-up of communist Europe and German unifistories on the break-up of communist Europe and German unification. He is the winner of two Overseas Press Club Awards acation. He is the winner of two Overseas Press Club Awards and appears regularly as a commentator for MSNBC, CNN, Fox Nend appears regularly as a commentator for MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, C-Span, NPR and other broadcast network. He previously wws, C-Span, NPR and other broadcast network. He previously worked at the "Washington Post" and "Congressional Quarterly"orked at the "Washington Post" and "Congressional Quarterly". He is the author of the "Alexander Complex" (Times Books, . He is the author of the "Alexander Complex" (Times Books, 1989), an examination of the psychology of American empire b1989), an examination of the psychology of American empire builders. He lives in New York City. uilders. He lives in New York City.