Angela Merkel’s Years in East Germany Shaped Her Crisis Politics – Businessweek

Angela Merkel's Years in East Germany Shaped Her Crisis Politics
Businessweek
In the summer of 1961, seven-year-old Angela Kasner—today better known as Germany's first female chancellor, Angela Merkel—squeezed into a Volkswagen Beetle with her mother, father, siblings, and grandmother to travel west for a vacation in Bavaria