It is always a bit ticklish confronting Germans with their past. You ask them why it happened. You ask whether they supported it. Why they didn’t rebel against it? How could millions of people not see that they were wrong? Andreas from Berlin is a typical witness of the times. A mere 28 years old, his whole life will be marked by the mistakes of an entire nation — an occurrence that is singular in world history.
”I swear, I have no idea how a David Hasselhoff song could top the German charts for eight weeks in 1989,” he says. His tone is defensive and apologetic — a tone one hears across Germany when talking about the historical black mark.
David Hasselhoff kysser en ung kvinna från Leipzig 2004. Man kan vara säker på att hennes barnbarn aldrig kommer att få höra talas om det