Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

SUBJECT: Telephone Conversation with Helmut Kohl, Chancellor, Federal Republic of Germany PARTICIPANTS: The President Chancellor Helmut Kohl Notetaker: Robert M. Gates DATE, TIME AND PLACE: November 10, 1989, 3:29 – 3:47PM, The Oval Office KOHL: I’ve just arrived from Berlin. It is like witnessing an enormous fair. It has the atmosphere of a festival. The […]

Transcript (from the Miller Center for Public Affairs) Thank you very much. Chancellor Kohl, Governing Mayor Diepgen, ladies and gentlemen: Twenty four years ago, President John F. Kennedy visited Berlin, speaking to the people of this city and the world at the city hall. Well, since then two other presidents have come, each in his […]

President John F Kennedy, June 26, 1963 I am proud to come to this city as the guest of your distinguished Mayor, who has symbolized throughout the world the fighting spirit of West Berlin. And I am proud — And I am proud to visit the Federal Republic with your distinguished Chancellor who for so […]

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