Tuesday, 24 November 2009

"Ish bin ein Bearleener"

This is the speech card John F. Kennedy had when he declared "Ich bin ein Berliner" in 1963.  In fact, the U.S. president claimed he was a "Bearleener" (NARA, 1998). "Lass' sie nach Berlin kommen" (let them come to Berlin) can also be seen.

NARA (1990) Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s): John F. Kennedy in Berlin on the Cold War. [online] http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/american_originals/kennedy2.html