TITLE

The Tumb President

AUTHOR(S)
Binder, David
PUB. DATE
June 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;6/16/79, Vol. 180 Issue 24, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Karl Carstens, the fifth federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany and issues related to his association with the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-partei. Description of his legal career, hobbies and his service in his autobiography "Wer Ist Wer"; Exclusion of the fact that Carstens joined the Nazi party in the autobiography; Carstens' views on his activities in the Second World War; His personality; Issues related to his election as the President; View that he was elected by the opportunists of the conservative camp who were blasted out of power in 1969; Issues related to his presidency.
ACCESSION #
14422494

 

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