Eyewitnesses to History: East Germany Before the Fall of the Wall A conversation and discussion with eyewitnesses and experts:
Mario Röllig, victim of Stasi oppression and former prisoner of conscience in the GDR
Bob Weeks, Lt. Col. (ret.) U.S. Army, served in Berlin before and during the fall of the Wall
Helga Welsh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Wake Forest University, expert on the GDR and contemporary German history and politics
Scott Denham, Charles A. Dana Professor of German Studies, Davidson College
Welcome by Klaus Becker, Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany
The speakers' visits to Davidson College are sponsored by the German Embassy and Germany.info. Additional support for this program and the week-long series of events marking the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall provided by the Charlotte Chapter of the American Council on Germany, The Dept. of Languages and Culture Studies at UNC Charlotte, the Dean Rusk Program in International Studies, and the German Studies Department.