Dec 2 2014
For over half a century we lived in fear lest communism moved west to swallow the free world. But suddenly we witnessed a dramatic new picture emerge. News journals announced the end of Communism’s grip of power in Poland and Eastern Europe. After almost 50 years the Wall came down and the iron curtain is no more. How quickly the almost unbelievable events and revolutions of the last decade transpired. Even the most astute political observers and media commentators were taken totally by surprise.