Interview with Peter Zimmerman

Peter Zimmerman traced the history of the East German struggle against the communist government and the reunification… read more

Peter Zimmerman traced the history of the East German struggle against the communist government and the reunification process. Mr. Zimmerman was one of the “Leipzig Six” and was heavily involved in informing against his colleagues at Leipzig University to the East German government and was a leading proponent of reform of the East German economy. His remarks are heavily religious and demonstrate how the intelligence system permeated the lives of all the citizens of East Germany. He has been suspended from teaching at the university and is under investigation for his activities. close

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Interview with Peter Zimmerman

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Program ID:
15549-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Interview
Location:
Leipzig, Germany
First Aired:
Dec 27, 1990

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  • Dec 27, 1990 | 2:56pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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