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Cowan's Classics with Rob Cowan 7pm - 9pm
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Berlin: Home of the Berlin Philharmonic
The Brandenburg Gate was commissioned by King Frederick William II of Prussia as a sign of peace, and built by Carl Gotthard Langhans from 1788-1791. It was fully restored between 2000-2002 after having suffered considerable damage in World War II.