Byron Scott, Professor Emeritus, Missouri School of Journalism: The fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, was a symbolic event that was followed quite rapidly within a couple of years by the fall of the Soviet Union and 20th century communism. Our discussion tonight, with a bit of nostalgia as well as a bit of projection, is the approaching 20th anniversary of that event. What are your memories of that day and the time going into it?
Looking at Berlin Wall's fall 20 years later
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