26 years ago this week Presedent Regan made this speech at the Brandenburg gate in Berlin, I was getting ready to move to Soesterberg AB, Netherlands at the time. Who would have known that a mere 29 moths later the wall came down.
"Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
Here is a clip of the speech