CWIHP Director Christian Ostermann helps launch Cold War “Black Box” at Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie
Christian F. Ostermann is interviewed about the a new pop-up museum exhibit at the former site of Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin.
CWIHP Director Christian F. Ostermann was quoted in German papers Frankfurter Rundschau and Märkische Oderzeitung about a temporary exhibition of the Cold War Museum in Berlin located at the former site of Checkpoint Charlie. Ostermann praised the project for its "awareness of and reflection on the development of history" and stressed its importance for researchers and historians. The temporary "Black Box" pop-up museum has the support of Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit, Cold War historian Timothy Garton Ash, former US Secretary of State James Baker and the late Vaclav Havel.
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