A former Wall Street Journal editor and the current president and CEO of the Atlantic Council, Frederick Kempe draws on recently released documents and personal interviews to re-create the powder keg that was 1961 Berlin. In Cold War Berlin, the United States and the Soviet Union stand nose to nose, with the possibility of nuclear war just one misstep away.
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I am scared in retrospect
I was a young child during this time, and didn't know about this. I had heard bits and pieces but nothing as detailed as this.
The history facts.
No, was just amazed that I had never heard the history stated in this way
- C. Dunham