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Westminster College celebrates 20th anniversary of Berlin Wall's fall

By AP/St. Louis Public Radio

Fulton, Mo. – A replica of the Berlin Wall will come tumbling down at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo. Monday evening as part of a 20th anniversary celebration.

Westminster college is home to the largest contiguous section of the real Berlin Wall in the United States.

However it's most famous for being the site of Winston Churchill's 1946 "Iron Curtain" speech that warned about the encroachment of communism.

The University of Missouri-St. Louis is also commemorating the anniversary. It's taking part in Freedom Without Walls, a weeklong series of events sponsored by the German Embassy in Washington.