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Germany Seeks Its Own Ivy League

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Germany Seeks Its Own Ivy League

Germany Seeks Its Own Ivy League

Germany Seeks Its Own Ivy League

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The German government announces a major spending plan to set up elite universities, modeled after such American institutions as Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It would be a major break with traditional German ideas about higher education. Kyle James reports.