The Cold War and the Media

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Have you ever heard about the “battle of the loudspeakers” that took place at the Wall? In the early 1960s the West Berlin Senate used loud-speaker vans to broadcast appeals, news and music over the Wall. The East Berlin side responded by introducing its own loudspeaker vans. You can learn more about this confrontation at the exhibit station.