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2014 Living History Series – J. Elke Ertle
June 6, 2014 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
A native of Germany, Ertle was an eyewitness to President Kennedy’s historic speech in West Berlin on June 26, 1963. She later moved to the United States and wrote a book about her early life, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, in 2013. After the program, Ertle remained to sign her book, “WALLED IN: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom.” The book is available for sale in both Museum stores.