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Reference to the Marshall Plan in "Tear Down this Wall"

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Tear Down This Wall, Ronald Reagan, 1987

Reagan, Ronald. "Tear Down This Wall." Brandenburg Gate, West Berlin. 12 June 1987. Historyplace.com. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

The author mentions the "Marshall Plan" (line 62) for all the following reasons EXCEPT

A

to show a past example of a time the West has helped people to become strong.

B

to exemplify the resiliency of the German people.

C

to contrast the economic rebirth of West Germany with that of other countries touched by war.

D

to extend the message of hope from past to present.

E

to demonstrate how freedom can benefit those in dire circumstances.