Today is the 25th Anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s famed Berlin Wall Speech.

Ronald Reagan at Berlin Wall

I recently showed this speech to a US History class that I was subbing for.  None of these students were even alive for this speech, but they were immediately affected by its gravity.  Reagan was a tough, tough man.  As someone who loves the US and Germany, this speech holds a special interest for me.

Here is a clip of the most famous section of the speech:

 

Here is the full speech:

 

It is perfectly appropriate to respond out loud to this speech with phrases like “Come on!,” “Get ’em Ronald!,” etc.

Until later friends…

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