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Der Schwarze Kanal
Frank Engelmann-del Mestre

– im übertragenen Sinne.’ (This and subsequent translations are by the author.) 4 ‘Spezialgewehr, Zielfernrohr – 150m Distanz – Kopfschuss für Kennedy … Das ist perfekt organisiert, zielbewußt.’ 5 Von Schnitzler started his television career on the GDR news programme ­Aktuelle Kamera (Current Camera), for which he once critically commented on the West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer by using and interpreting quotations taken from one of Adenauer’s speeches. This re-­ different style of political commentary was well received by members of the Socialist Unity

in Popular television in authoritarian Europe
Niilo Kauppi

and German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, they insisted that the ENA should be their host. Many of these German students later went to work in Brussels. In order to become European bureaucrats they had to broaden their training, and knowledge of the French language and administration helped them get good posts in Brussels. De Gaulle's and Adenauer's motive for keeping the Germans and French together was that the elites of the two largest European states should partly be trained together. The German students' successful lobby resulted in an implicit division of labour

in Democracy, social resources and political power in the European Union
Christiane Falge

. Hustadt , e.V. ( 2016 ) Hulabor Startet in der Bochumer Hustadt , 19 October (accessed 14 July 2018). Knipper , M. and Y. Bilgin ( 2009 ) Migration und Gesundheit . Berlin : Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e

in Intimacy and mobility in an era of hardening borders
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Terry Macintyre

earlier works, Lee brought substance to the reasons why, during the 1950s and early 1960s, the complex relationship between the German Chancellor, Konrad Adenauer, and Introduction the British Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, degenerated into one of mistrust and dislike. She argues that it was only after 1961, when Macmillan adopted a more low-key approach to East–West questions, in conjunction with an increase in the Atlanticist influence in Bonn, relations between Britain and Germany were able ‘to resume a better quality … [although] it was not until both Adenauer

in Anglo-German relations during the Labour governments 1964–70
Geoffrey K. Roberts

expenditures of persons or organisations who pay for newspaper advertisements supportive of a particular party, or who provide facilities such as meeting rooms or the use of vehicles to aid the campaign. A more difficult area is the aid provided by party-related foundations, such as the Friedrich-Ebert, Konrad Adenauer, Hanns-Seidl and Friedrich Naumann Stiftungen. In formal and legal terms, they have to avoid providing direct aid to the parties. In fact, it is difficult to differentiate some of their activities (such as conducting survey research) from activities which are

in German electoral politics
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Harold Wilson and Lyndon B. Johnson: a ‘special relationship’?
Jonathan Colman

House in March 1964 as leader of the Labour opposition, Wilson saw Johnson at six more bilateral summits in Washington: in December 1964, April 1965, December 1965, July 1966, June 1967 and February 1968, as well as (briefly) at the funeral of Konrad Adenauer in Bonn in January 1967 and at the memorial service for Harold Holt in Melbourne in December 1967. The Washington meetings would usually include an hour or two during which the

in A ‘special relationship’?
Egypt’s counter-terrorism policy post-9/ 11 and beyond
Bassant Hassib

NGOs have been shut down. These NGOs include: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), National Democratic Institute (NDI), International Republican Institute (IRI), Freedom House, and International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) (Human Rights Watch, 2011 ). State media were ambiguous in covering the shutdowns to reduce public sympathy toward NGOs, and reinforce fear and hate toward them (Human Rights Watch, 2012

in Counter-terrorism and civil society
The case of British Labour
John Callaghan

Planning in Britain in the 1930s (Oxford: Oxford University Press). Sassoon, D. (1996). One Hundred Years of Socialism (London: I.B. Tauris). Schwarz, H.-P. (1997). Konrad Adenauer: German Politician and Statesman in a Period of War, Volume II, Revolution and Reconstruction (Oxford: Berghahn). Semmel, B. (1960). Imperialism and Social Reform (London: Allen & Unwin). Shaxson, N. (2011). Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World (London: Bodley Head). Shonfeld, A. (1965). Modern Capitalism (Oxford: Oxford University Press). Stewart, M. (1969). Keynes and

in European social democracy during the global economic crisis
Willem Maas

, Poland, Italy, and away from a supranational Europe which promised, paraphrasing the European Coal and Steel Community treaty, to substitute for age-old rivalries the merging of essential interests and lead to a broad and independent community among peoples with a destiny henceforward shared. Notes 1 Besides Churchill: three former French prime ministers, François Mitterrand, Konrad Adenauer, Harold Macmillan, Altiero Spinelli and his wife Ursula Hirschmann, Walter Hallstein, Salvador de Madariaga, Raymond Aron, and hundreds of other political leaders

in The European Union after Brexit
Peter J. Verovšek

state like Konrad Adenauer to sign legally binding treaties giving up their decision-making authority to external institutions outside the institutional architecture of the sovereign state. Although it was revolutionary in substance, the pères de l’Europe drew on the established constitutional rules of constituted power to found the European Communities in the 1950s. From a certain perspective, this is clearly beneficial; the EU, as the product of treaties between existing nation-states, sidesteps the problems of the democratic paradox that confronted the early

in Memory and the future of Europe