“Ich bin ein Berliner”

President Kennedy visits the Berlin Wall in Germany and delivers a speech discussing his hopes for the reunification of Germany. He famously claims himself as a citizen of Berlin by stating “Ich bin ein Berliner.”


Image 1: President John F. Kennedy at Rudolph Wilde Platz, Berlin, Germany. June 26, 1963. Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

Image 2: Piece of the Berlin Wall. U.S. Army Berlin Museum Collection/The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza