Witnessing the Fall of the Berlin Wall: A Conversation with Tom Brokaw and Mary Elise Sarotte


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Tom Brokaw
Center for European Studies

Tom Brokaw, Special Correspondent for NBC News, joined Mary Elise Sarotte, Visiting Professor of Government and History at Harvard University, in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum for the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Brokaw discussed the role of journalism at that time his personal experience covering the historic event.  Mr. Brokaw also touched on his coverage of the protests in Tiananmen Square, China, and negotiations between Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. leaders leading up to 1989’s historic events.