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  • "Urgent consideration should be given to steps to alert East Germans involved to high probability that secrecy broken and they [are] walking into trap," Secretary of State Dean Rusk wrote in the early hours of Aug. 7, 1962.

    Declassified cables from Berlin Wall tell tale of drama, dare, →

  • "Schorr involved himself in a matter which was far beyond his private or journalistic responsibilities and proceeded amateurishly in a matter filled with greatest danger for all concerned," Mr. Rusk wrote in a cable Aug. 10. "As we anticipated, [the] other side turned out to be fully aware of the matter and laid a trap which could have resulted in [a] massacre [of] those involved."

    Declassified cables from Berlin Wall tell tale of drama, dare, →

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