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Join us in marking 60 years since the construction of the Berlin Wall with publisher, author and historian Iain MacGregor.

Iain MacGregor is a successful editor of non fiction for major publishing houses, working with talented and bestselling historians such as Michael Wood,¬†Sir Simon Schama, William Taubman,¬†Alice Roberts¬†and¬†John Nichol¬†‚Äď as well as publishing tie-ins with archives and podcasts such as the¬†Imperial War Museum¬†and R4‚Äôs¬†‚ÄėIn Our Time‚Äô¬†series with Melvyn Bragg. He is also a writer and public speaker on modern history and a¬†Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He lives with his family in London.

Iain’s book,¬†Checkpoint Charlie: The Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth,¬†charts the harrowing history of the Berlin Wall through moving, never-before-heard witness statements from both East and West Berliners.