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February 5, 2008
German chancellor: An article in Monday's Section A about Europe's view of the U.S. presidential campaign said former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl told the publication Die Zeit that Germans "want to be able to love America again." The quote came from ex-Chancellor Helmut Schmidt.
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February 5, 2008
German chancellor: An article in Monday's Section A about Europe's view of the U.S. presidential campaign said former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl told the publication Die Zeit that Germans "want to be able to love America again." The quote came from ex-Chancellor Helmut Schmidt.
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December 13, 1987 | JOAN FISCHER, Associated Press
In 1977, President Jimmy Carter sat down with Helmut Schmidt and asked the West German chancellor how they could work together to bring down the Berlin Wall. "Then, I realized how little my counterpart understood of the situation in a divided Europe and the power of the Soviet Union and its interests," Schmidt writes about Carter in his memoirs. The former chancellor said that when the President asked him about joint U.S.
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February 25, 1988 | From Reuters
Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt revealed his Jewish origins to Valery Giscard d'Estaing during a 1980 visit by the then French president, Giscard d'Estaing reveals in a book to be published next week. Quoting Schmidt, he writes: "You will be the only one to know it apart from my wife and my closest collaborator . . . My father is Jewish."
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February 25, 1988 | From Reuters
Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt revealed his Jewish origins to Valery Giscard d'Estaing during a 1980 visit by the then French president, Giscard d'Estaing reveals in a book to be published next week. Quoting Schmidt, he writes: "You will be the only one to know it apart from my wife and my closest collaborator . . . My father is Jewish."
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July 27, 1990 | Reuters
The condition of former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, in a hospital suffering from an undisclosed illness, has improved, his doctor said Thursday.
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May 23, 1990
Senior Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping blamed poor Communist Party leadership as the root cause of last year's pro-democracy demonstrations, West German sources said. And the new Communist Party chief, Jiang Zemin, said he cannot rule out more such demonstrations this year, the sources added. They were reporting comments made in talks with former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt in Beijing on Monday.
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September 15, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
The first five winners of a new Japanese-sponsored arts prize called the Praemium Imperiale will be announced today in New York, recognizing lifetime achievement in architecture, music, painting, sculpture and theater/film.
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August 8, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
The first winners of the Praemium Imperiale, a new international prize for lifetime contribution to the arts and intended to compare to the Nobel Prize in purpose and scope, will be announced at a Sept. 15 luncheon in New York. The Japan Art Assn., sponsor of the prize, said Monday that prizes of $100,000 each will be awarded in five fields: architecture, music, theater and film, painting and sculpture, areas not represented by the Nobel Prize.
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December 13, 1987 | JOAN FISCHER, Associated Press
In 1977, President Jimmy Carter sat down with Helmut Schmidt and asked the West German chancellor how they could work together to bring down the Berlin Wall. "Then, I realized how little my counterpart understood of the situation in a divided Europe and the power of the Soviet Union and its interests," Schmidt writes about Carter in his memoirs. The former chancellor said that when the President asked him about joint U.S.
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December 27, 1986 | Associated Press
Terrorists of the leftist Red Army Faction have targeted former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt for assassination, a newspaper reported Friday. The mass-circulation Bild newspaper said a Red Army Faction strategy paper, "until now kept strictly secret" by security officials, contained Schmidt's name at the top of a list of assassination targets.
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February 27, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Hans-Juergen Wischnewski, 82, a German politician best known as the negotiator in the 1977 hijacking of a Lufthansa airliner to Somalia by leftist terrorists, died Thursday at a Cologne hospital from an infection, said his spokesman, Arnold Joosten. Born in East Prussia, now part of Poland, Wischnewski was a metal worker by training. He entered politics after World War II and built up contacts, notably in the Arab world and Latin America, that helped him repeatedly as a crisis mediator.
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