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When Bruce Springsteen Helped Destroy the Berlin Wall

The fall of the Berlin Wall has been attributed to lots of things, from Mikhail Gorbachev's reforms and Ronald Reagan's famous plea to the ineptitude of the Politiburo and the collective courage of the East German protesters. But there's little doubt that David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen did their own small part. When Bowie died this past January, the German Foreign Office noted as much in a memorial tweet: "Good-bye, David Bowie.
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