01. Kurt Masur and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig's cityscape. The Gewandhaus. Auerbach's cellar. Kurt Masur conducted the Gewandhaus Orchestra. Violins. Drummers. Kurt Masur actuality: "That we try, our role for the population in Leipzig continued to play is clear to us as usual – in connection with people -, and I think it has become already evident that it can go on and will."
Students as a spectator at the Gewandhaus. Kurt Masur conducts Peter Tschaikowsky, 2nd Piano Concerto. Soon Kurt Masur will also host at the New York Philharmonic. Kurt Masur interview: "I think that of for me personally - and I see this decision - it means a lucky circumstance, in a time when tried to common problems to solve, find a bridge, can the world between two orchestras, which belong to the best in the world, who come from very different walks of life, but which provide valuable assistance as a kind of sisters Orchestra in the mutual understanding of people to each other."
(79 m) 02 all-German Parliament elects the Chancellor inefficient industries, houses, of which the plaster falls in Magdeburg.
Klaus Mildner, Magdeburg German politician of the CDU, when citizens office hours. The banks of the Elbe. Roofers working on houses roof, frame house, broken tram tracks. Klaus Majumdar actuality: "here with us in Magdeburg three important tasks are ahead of us, need to be resolved in the next parliamentary term. First, we need new jobs; We need to convert our old industries and the establishment of new industries in Magdeburg is required. The second is the construction of housing and the renovation of our buildings. "And the third point: Magdeburg needs a new infrastructure."
Salzgitter. Smoking chimneys. A member of the SPD, Wilhelm Schmidt actuality: "we were earlier border region to the German Democratic Republic, now we are link, springboard for the development of the five new federal States, and I think that it is also a particularly interesting feature for our economy, to build partnerships to industrial companies in the five new federal States, but of course also the human side to maintain transport connections to develop - many other ", which can help the new citizens with us in our country."
17.1.91: Chancellor election in the Bundestag. Hannelore Kohl in the public gallery. Jochen Vogel congratulates on his election as German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Helmut Kohl quote: "... to fulfill my duties conscientiously and Justice against practicing will anyone, so help me God".
(73 m) 03 Germany's attitude to the Gulf war demonstrations. Children demo. Banners for peace. Bundestag session. Pan across Government Bank. Genscher takes notes. Helmut Kohl is an explanation from original sound before the Bundestag: "I understand fear that collected some for us in view of developments in the Gulf. And nevertheless: can and must not be peace at any price. Peace can flourish permanently and reliably only on the ground of freedom, of law and justice."
"And of all citizens of Israel should know: it has in these days the Israeli people our entire solidarity."
"We are jointly connected the forces of 28 Nations that for the enforcement of United Nations resolution, enter for the liberation of Kuwait and fighting. The allies from all continents and above all the United States fulfil a mission of the international community. You stand in the fight against the dictatorship, so that we all - also we Germans - can live in a more peaceful world tomorrow. "
(66 m) 04. The Treuhandanstalt chemical fiber plant of the former GDR in Brandenburg, which should be deduced from the planned economy and privatized. Rehabilitation concept was developed - closure of unrationaler plants. Modernization. Meeting the employee of the trust company. The Berlin-based company for stucco and stone works under the umbrella of a French company. The French Managing Director interview: "the work of the trust was very important, which means that she was always willing to compromise and always attentive to support the long-term interests of STUNA." There are the human and also industrial skills here at STUNA, to use the know how of "Ciments Français" in Germany. And to achieve this goal, the people to adapt as quickly as possible to the new economic conditions; If this is the case, we have high hopes, to enforce us in the market."
Masons in restoration works for the Berliner Dom.
(70 m) 05. The blue environmental Angel throws wife waste in rubbish bins. Garbage dump. Environmental bus. People deliver hazardous waste environmental bus. Hardware store with goods with eco-Angel. Assistant Helga Silz interview: "We have made the experience that customers rely increasingly on the environmentally conscious products and also specifically go there, where is the"Blue Angel"to see."
Buyers in construction between shelves with goods with blue environmental Angel.
(45 m) 06 Luger Georg Hackl Georg Hackl sits down on his sled during training in Königsee. Strength training with weights. Preparation of skids. Berchtesgaden. Georg Hackl actuality: "In the Rennschlittensport you should bring also a high technical knowledge for the sports equipment in addition to the athletic Fitneß and courage, to overcome the route at any speed."
German Championships. Camera moves with. Georg Hackl will be German champions. He could not defend his world title. (It 6 thousandths of a second, or 12 cm to the victory were missing.)
01. Kurt Masur and the Gewandhaus Orchestra 0'38 Leipzig, the Gewandhaus. His Orchestra has a good name in the music world. His conductor has made political headlines. Due to his involvement in the peaceful revolution in the GDR was Kurt Masur "Europeans of the year".
1'31 for the courageous head of the Orchestra has changed to a profession to attract people not with symphonic music.
1'24 "that we try, our role for the population in Leipzig continued to play is clear to us as usual – in conjunction with the people - and I believe it is already clear become, that it can go on and will."
The increased interest in his person is rather unpleasant Kurt Masur. Most comfortable - and for 20 years he feels that his Gewandhaus Orchestra. Often, students sit on the 1,800 seats. Peter Tschaikowsky's 2nd Piano Concerto. Kurt Masur is highly traded on the international exchange of conductor: soon he will also host at the New York Philharmonic: "I think that for me personally - and I see this decision - it a lucky circumstance means in a time where trying, together to solve the world problems, to find a bridge between the two orchestras, which are among the best in the world" ", come from two completely different life areas, but which can provide valuable assistance as a kind of sister Orchestra in the mutual understanding of people to each other."
02. all-German Parliament elects the Chancellor 3'21 inefficient industries, houses, of which the plaster falls: images from the former East German city of Magdeburg, now seat of the Government of the new federal State of Saxony-Anhalt. Despite visible new beginnings, the Socialist legacy weighs heavily - also for Klaus Mildner, who is represented as the Magdeburg German politician of the CDU in the new German Parliament. 3'46 in his citizens office hours he is confronted with the most burning problems of the region.
3'53 "here with us in Magdeburg are three important tasks ahead of us, need to be resolved in the next parliamentary term. First, we need new jobs; We need to convert our old industry and the establishment of new industries in Magdeburg is required. The second is the construction of housing and the renovation of our buildings. "And the third point: Magdeburg needs a new infrastructure."
4'19 the living conditions to improve, this is a challenge for Government, and new and old Länder and Klaus Mildner on his way to Bonn.
4'30 good 100 kilometers west - on the other side of the former inner German border: the lower Saxon town of Salzgitter, as well as Magdeburg a centre of heavy industry.
4'43 here was elected Wilhelm Schmidt. The SPD deputies in particular in the following sees its task: 4'50 "we were formerly border region to the German Democratic Republic, now we are link, springboard for the development of the five new federal States, and I think that it is also a particularly interesting feature for our economy, to build partnerships to industrial companies in the new five Bundesländem, but to maintain of course also the human side ", Transport links to develop - much more, which can help the new citizens with us in our country."
5'18 on January 17 we meet again Wilhelm Schmidt in the Bundestag - when choosing a Registrar. It has become close in the Chamber. 144 MPs from East Germany have been added. The first all-German Bundestag elects the old by a large majority to the new Chancellor. The convergence of living conditions in the East and West is domestic government target number one for Helmut Kohl.
"... conscientiously fulfill my duties and Justice against practicing will anyone, so help me God."
03. Germany's attitude to the Gulf war 5'56 of the war in the Gulf - in Germany he moves people like nothing else. Many elders who have the bomb nights of the second world war in memory, especially but also very young people, often children, are together out of fear and worry about the future, demonstrate for peace, because people are dying elsewhere. The Germans, who have to owe the defensive alliance of Western democracies, freedom and peace, want to get to their international obligations. In a survey, over 75 per cent of the population spoke in favour of the approach of multinational troops to the Gulf.
6'36 in the Bundestag Chancellor Helmut Kohl recalled in a statement that the Gulf war had begun the invasion of Saddam Hussein on Kuwait on August 2. 6'48 "I understand fear that collected some for us in view of developments in the Gulf. And nevertheless: can and must not be peace at any price. Peace can flourish permanently and reliably only on the ground of freedom, of law and justice."
7'08 on aid for the protection of the right to life and the integrity of Israel, Helmut Kohl put particular weight.
7'16 "and all citizens of Israel should know: it has in these days the Israeli people our entire solidarity."
Germany's Constitution allows the participation of its own troops only within NATO, but the material burdens of the war are endorsed as the Federal Chancellor, decisively.
7'35 "solidarity we are connected to the forces of 28 Nations, fighting for the enforcement of the resolution of the United Nations, for the liberation of Kuwait." The allies from all continents and above all the United States fulfil a mission of the international community. You stand in the fight against the dictatorship, so that we all - also we Germans - can live in a more peaceful world tomorrow. "
04. the Treuhandanstalt 8'15 a large enterprises in the former GDR, which produces man-made fibres. One of 8,000 party-run enterprises, which should now be privatized.
8'28 the treuhandanstalt privatisation agency called after the German unification in life has developed for the company in Brandenburg a restoration concept: unprofitable facilities were closed or outsourced, others be modernized so that internationally competitive fibres soon come on the market. -As a power plant and a biological wastewater treatment plant operation, evidence that the Märkische fiber plant without costly investments can be rehabilitated speaks.
8'59 so many former State-owned enterprises as possible save through privatization before the closure - that is the task of the Treuhandanstalt in Berlin, it employs hundreds of staff. A laborious business.
9'17 round 400 farms - to department stores, for example, and restaurants - now in 5 private hands went over. Now, entrepreneurial imagination is needed.
The interested parties 9'29 come also from abroad. In the traditional Berlin company for stucco and stone, short: STUNA, has already begun the future: mosaic, stairs and building boards are now - in modernised form – under the umbrella of a French company built. The French Managing Director of "STUNA" to the settlement: 9'49 "the work of the trust was very important, which means that she was always willing to compromise and always attentive to support 'STUNA' long-term interests." There are the human and also industrial skills here at "STUNA", to use the expertise of "Ciments Français" in Germany. And to achieve this goal, the people to adapt as quickly as possible to the new economic conditions; If this is the case, we have high hopes, to enforce us in the market."
10'19 who are Masons to do well have to deal with the failures of the past. Currently, they restore the Berlin Cathedral.
10'30 when meet the objectives of the French German management, wants the Paris company even more in the eastern Germany engage.
05. the eco-label 10'41 where mil the waste, if it consists of harmful substances, where remains of paint, plastics or batteries? This "solution" is certainly the worst. On garbage dumps can form explosive or corrosive gases, toxins in soil and ground water seeping. New techniques, in particular a new environmental behavior are needed.
11'01 a first step: environmental buses where problem waste is delivered and sorted properly. 11'12 best but protects the environment, who think already in the production and sale of possible consequences. For over ten years, there is the "Blue Angel" in the Federal Republic. The eco-label is for the competitive incentive industry and helps the consumers when shopping.
11'30 this is not without success as Helga Silz, employee of a large construction market, confirmed: "We have made the experience that customers zunchmend rely on the environment-conscious products and also specifically go there, where is the"Blue Angel"to see."
11'48 the range of products that are awarded with the "Blue Angel" after extensive testing, ranging from low-emission paint colors and low-noise machines.
12'00 of the success of the German environmental Angel goes to school: the European Community wants to introduce a pan-European character. Only one example of many, but environmental protection is becoming increasingly important for people.
06. Georg Hackl - Luger 12'17 the man is almost always in a good mood. No wonder he almost always wins: Georg Hackl, Luger, multiple world champion. the ice rink in the Bavarian Königssee is his Hausstreeke. For years, he goes die_16 curves as in the bedroom.
12'38 below the Watzmann Georg Hackl has become large. He has remained faithful to the idyllic Berchtesgaden: 12'47 a sports star without airs and graces. Here, the 24-year-old has learned the profession of the locksmith. Now he is in the Bundeswehr.
12'58 Luger come out usually without great circus. None can so accurately the sleigh runners we prepare of popular bobsleigh racer himself.
13'08 in Königssee met for the first time the German Luger from East and West to the common Cup. Moments of relaxation, concentration. 13'30 why he mostly in the goal comes sooner than the competition, Georg Hackl did not betray us: 13'37 "In the Rennschlittensport you should bring also a high technical knowledge for the sports equipment in addition to the athletic Fitneß and courage, to overcome the route at any speed."
13'53 Die_1. top riders race through 200 meters long, artificially frozen concrete railway from Königssee in approximately 52 seconds, lying on her back--which requires daring and artistic technique. Solely through sensitive shifting of body weight, the Luger through the channel controls. See for!
The weather at Königssee changed often, the Championship title remained with Georg Hackl. With the ceremony he could not survive long on - in the later evening yet, he was named "Sportsman of the year". The best German Luger could not defend the others, the world title, this time: 6 thousandths of a second, or 12 centimeters were Georg Hackl for the gold.