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Americans contemplate Berlin Wall's fall, U.S.-German ties at 'Wunderbar Together'


WASHINGTON(Reuters) - For Michael Mucchetti, the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago marked the start of a deeply personal relationship with Germany, and he is determined to ensure that broader U.S.-German ties survive political disputes currently dividing the allies.

Mucchetti, chief of staff for a Democratic lawmaker from Texas, shared his story with Georgetown University students this week at the end of a $50 million, yearlong German government campaign aimed at reaching a new generation of Americans and moving beyond battles over trade and defense spending.

He talked about meeting his German wife Kirsten in Berlin ...


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