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there is no repetition: Spahlinger at 70
Concerts and Symposium
Saturday, March 7th till Sunday, March 15th, 2015
various venues

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    Richard von Weizsäcker – A moral authority

    Richard von Weizsäcker, an eminent post-war statesman, has died at the age of 94.More ...

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    Just Add German

    Why learn German? We support teachers and students with contests, webinars, social media, and a new video gallery with animations and VIP testimonials.

    iBook - Strong Bonds: Germany, the EU and the U.S.   deutschenglish

    This book was created for teachers and students of high schools in the US. Teachers of economics, social studies, history and foreign language will find background information about important social, political and economic developments in Germany and Europe.

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