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It meant taking a stance that rejected the entire East German political system. Not surprisingly, the SPD-East atrophied. Young people were reluctant to associate with it; and many of all ages who were members withdrew in the face of police harassment or else fled to the West. The membership roster, 2. POSTWAR BERLIN: DIVIDED CITY 23 with approximately 25,000 dues-paying members in March 1946, declined to 8,330 in December 1950 and to 5,327 in June 1961, six weeks before the wall went up. 9 Those who remained became increasingly isolated.

The results of that war are most obvious in Berlin. Thus, this city is the place in Germany to think about what Germans have done; it is the place to think about our history and about its consequences for our future. Berlin, once the capital of the German Reich, now exists between East and West. One should remember that Germany was the last European nation to establish a federal democracy, late in the last century, long after France, England, Spain, and even Austria. The German Reich lasted seventy years, which in retrospect seems a very short time.

Second, there are remarkable dips in the curve from 1973 to 1975 and then again from 1980 to 1982. In part this is due to the extraordinarily high figure for 1972/73, when people may have been rushing to take advantage of the agreement before it should be cancelled, or to visit friends and relatives they may have not seen since 1966. In larger part, though, the dips coincide with the periods in which the GDR both raised the amount of hard currency which any visitor to the East was obligated to exchange and also expanded the number of individuals affected 2.

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