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East German elections results

Title
East German elections results
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
19 Mar 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:04:20
Description
Catherine Field reports from Berlin on the results of the first free election in East Germany for 40 years resulting in a victory for the Conservative Alliance whose policies include reunification. With comment from founder of the New Forum movement Jens Rich; Communist Party spokesman; Count Otto Leinsdorf, head of the West German Liberal Party; West German Social Democratic Party spokesman Klaus Berling. For Brian Widlake programme. Background noise in interviews.
Contributors
Catherine Field; Jens Rich; Otto Leinsdorf; Klaus Berling
Keywords
Elections; Political manifestos; Political parties; Germany; Political reform; Communism; General elections; Democratization; Reunification; German DR; CDU

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