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Double Anniversary: 75th Berlin Airlift and 60th Kennedy Speech

The Tempelhof-Schöneberg district office honored the two anniversaries of the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Airlift and the 60th anniversary of the Kennedy speech with a civic festival and ceremony on June 24, 2023.

Well over 1,000 guests came to Schöneberg City Hall. After the welcome by District Mayor Jörn Oltmann, Berlin’s Governing Mayor Kai Wegner, U.S. Ambassador Amy Gutmann and Kennedy nephew Timothy Shriver addressed the Berliners in greetings.

The highlight of the ceremony was the broadcast of the original Kennedy speech on a large screen.

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BT1T2J1ZZsI[/embedyt]

Text Source: https://www.berlin.de/ba-tempelhof-schoeneberg/ueber-den-bezirk/veranstaltungen/artikel.1311924.php
Photo Source: Pressestelle Bezirksamt Tempelhof-Schöneberg

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