Berlin Wall -From the Archives
President Reagan's Schedule
Friday, June 12, 1987

The official daily schedule for President Reagan on June 12, 1987. These schedules include the original schedule he received, as well as an original schedule marked-up by a staff member. This file also includes the detailed schedule which includes his movements and meeting participants.

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National Security Council Memo from Colin Powell
Monday, June 1, 1987
In this National Security Council Memo from Colin Powell to Tom Griscom, the State Department lays out their "serious problems" with the Berlin Wall speech to be given in under two weeks.
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National Security Council Memo on the "Berlin Initiative"
Tuesday, June 2, 1987

In this National Security Memo to President Reagan’s Secretary of Defense Frank Carlucci, Special Assistant to the President Frank Ermarth discusses how President Reagan’s upcoming speech in Berlin will, "only give the bare-bones of what we hope will be our substantive negotiating proposal‚Ķthat will be presented to the Soviets once Western agreement is achieved."

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Original speech cards from President Reagan's "Tear Down This Wall" speech
Friday, June 12, 1987
President Reagan read his speeches off of speech-cards. Here are scanned images of the original cards he used on June 12, 1987
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Address by President Reagan to the Forum of Germany, Kongresshalle, Berlin
Wednesday, September 12, 1990

On September 12, 1990, President Reagan visited Berlin. In this address, President Reagan reflected on the changes in Berlin since the wall’s collapse eleven months prior.

Following his speech, the President visited a section of the wall still standing and he participated in a gathering to take it down.

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