German Politics NPR''s Edward Lifson reports that 1998 was Chancellor Helmut Kohl''s last of 16 years as Germany''s leader. The Social Democrats, led by the younger, slicker Gerhard Schroeder took office in coalition with the environmentalist Greens. As the year ended, Germans began a new round of soul-searching about the legacy of the Holocaust and the future of their country as a European state.
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German Politics

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German Politics

German Politics

German Politics

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NPR''s Edward Lifson reports that 1998 was Chancellor Helmut Kohl''s last of 16 years as Germany''s leader. The Social Democrats, led by the younger, slicker Gerhard Schroeder took office in coalition with the environmentalist Greens. As the year ended, Germans began a new round of soul-searching about the legacy of the Holocaust and the future of their country as a European state.