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"Ich bin ein Berliner": A History and a Linguistic Clarification
Vol. 85, No. 1 (Spring, 1993), pp. 71-80
Published by: University of Wisconsin Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/30153239
Page Count: 10
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President John F. Kennedy's well-known exclamation has been often declared to be incorrect German, causing the President to be totally misunderstood by his audience. It is shown here that and why the statement, translated for Kennedy by a native speaker of German, is the correct and the only correct way of expressing in German what the President wanted to say.
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