Four Power talks begin
Many Berliners have pinned their hopes on Willy Brandt, who has been Federal Chancellor since 1969. Will he help ease tensions between the two Germanies?
After a ten-year hiatus, the Western allies and the Soviet Union go back to the negotiating table and begin the Four Power talks on Berlin. They aim to improve conditions for Berliners by securing permanent visiting arrangements and introducing new regulations for transit traffic.
Klaus Schütz, SPD, was mayor of Berlin (West) and looks back at this period.
Berlin-West, Zollpunkt Dreilinden
Berlin-West, Rathaus Schöneberg