Edward M. Kennedy Senate Files
Sound recording of the radio program "Face Off." Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy of Massachusetts and Senator Alan K. "Al" Simpson of Wyoming debate President George H. W. Bush's handling of U.S, foreign policy during times of rapid change in East Germany, which has opened its borders and announced its intention to hold free elections. Senator Kennedy mentions the inspiration of President John F. Kennedy's remarks in 1963 upon signing the Golden Book at the Rathaus Schöneberg on Rudolph Wilde Platz in Berlin, Germany, and quotes President Kennedy's line, "Ich bin ein Berliner." The episode aired on Tuesday, November 21, 1989, on the Mutual Broadcasting System.