Ben Smith's Blog: Political News about Democrats and the 2008 Election - Politico.com: "Obama in Berlin?
Der Spiegel is reporting that Obama may give a speech in front of the Brandenburg Gate — which would, of course, lead to another round of articles wondering if Obama is the 'liberal Reagan.'
A member of Obama's campaign has already met with Berlin's mayor, Klaus Wowereit, and the Secret Service has reportedly started to investigate security questions surrounding a visit.
No location has been announced, but the Berlin Senate has reportedly been asked whether Obama can speak in front of the Brandenburg Gate, where former US President Ronald Reagan gave a famous speech in 1987. Reagan made a show of asking then-Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev to 'tear down' the Berlin Wall."
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