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By Walther Leisler Kiep

ISBN-10: 1557536201

ISBN-13: 9781557536204

Walther Leisler Kiep is among the so much self reliant and influential German post-war politicians. he's additionally a profitable entrepreneur and longtime chairman of Atlantik-Bru?cke, the influential German-American friendship association, which he now serves as honorary chairman. In his autobiography, Kiep speaks frankly a couple of existence on the heart of energy: as an autonomous baby-kisser and treasurer of the governing CDU celebration from 1970 to 1991, who didn't lessen from clash with get together leaders Helmut Kohl and Franz Josef Strauss; as Minister of Finance in reduce Saxony; as an established member of the Volkswagen Supervisory board for 21 years; and as an envoy for German-American kinfolk, and confidant of a number of US presidents. in addition to providing an inside of heritage of the connection among Germany and the U.S., the ebook sheds specific gentle at the fight for German unification and that country’s advanced courting with the center East.

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