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neighborhood talks and free neighborhood walks

Oberschoeneweide was considered the “Electropolis” of the East. The factory for television electronics was the largest state-owned enterprise (VEB) in East Berlin during the division.

Living and working in the electropolis of the east

What influence did the SED dictatorship have on its citizens through the world of work? And how did the people from the companies in Oberschöneweide experience the year 1989 and the changes that began with it?

With the series “My Kiez. History(s) of Divided Berlin”, the Berlin Commissioner for Reappraisal takes a look at everyday life in East and West Berlin, life with the Wall and the effects of dictatorship and democracy.
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