German Election Announcement

In a televised speech to the nation, German President Horst Koehler announced there will be an early election in Germany on September 18, 2005.… read more

In a televised speech to the nation, German President Horst Koehler announced there will be an early election in Germany on September 18, 2005. The announcement came after Chancellor Schroeder lost a vote of confidence in the German legislature, or Bundestag. Following the president’s announcement, Chancellor Schroeder and Opposition Leader Angela Merkel gave brief remarks. close

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German Election Announcement

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Program ID:
187954-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Speech
Location:
Berlin, Germany
First Aired:
Jul 26, 2005 | 5:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jul 26, 2005 | 5:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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