01 concert in Mecklenburg.
Tree-lined Avenue. Grain field. Manor houses. Landscape. Schloß Ludwigslust. Golden Hall. In the Golden Hall, Mecklenburg Baroque Orchestra plays the Bassoon Concerto in c major, an unknown composer on historical instruments. Bassist, large, cello player, big, harpsichord player. Paintings on the ceiling. Park with water games. Swans. Walkers in the Park. Castle silhouette in the evening.
(67 m) 02. portrait of Foreign Minister Klaus Kinkel.
Klaus Kinkel immediately on floor. Diplomatic reception. Handshake with African diplomats. Conversation with Arabs. Close-up. Mrs Ursula Kinkel. Common breakfast in the garden. Klaus Kinkel while chopping wood - sawing. Ursula Kinkel cut roses. Kinkel jogs with security officials. Kinkel joins aircraft. Close-up of Klaus Kinkel interview: "I was the reunion of officials with a clear understanding of the role of working to, so if you want, the function of serving. This has changed completely since I was Foreign Minister. Now, I must be advertise so to speak, in the political sphere, in the first link to support. This is the changed role. "Now I have to out there try to impose my ideas."
Aircraft Jet, large. Visit to Prague. Kinkel gets out of aircraft and is welcomed. Visiting Prime Minister Klaus. Conference. The Goethe Institute in Prague. Klaus Kinkel at the lectern at inauguration of the Goethe Institute o-ton: "we must raise awareness across our borders that this diversity, in particular, does not separate us, but enriched, and that we all stand together place must want to have, when we Europeans in the world of tomorrow. Here, the central political importance of cultural cooperation is in our time. The Goethe Institute in Prague is to serve also."
The book room of the Goethe Institute. Klaus Kinkel in the file review, large aircraft production sound: "This means for the German foreign policy a new challenge, because we now also through the United Nations, by the international community are required, more than in the past, not only our rights but also our obligations to perceive through the deployment of German soldiers for peacekeeping and peacemaking operations, as well as for monitoring preventive measures." This is a very huge change and new challenge for our foreign policy."
(106 m) 03. Weimar: German-American student exchange.
Market in Weimar. American student from Columbus, Ohio on the market. The Goethe/Schiller monument. German student interview: "this is the monument of Goethe and Schiller. They lived in the 18th century and are essential, because they have written many important works at the Weimar Court. You will surely they know because they have been translated into English."
Visit image of Goethe in the Goethe House, where Goethe once wrote Faust. Rooms with busts and desk. The Goethe-gymnasium. American and German students at a talk show interview: German-American views and comparisons: German schoolgirl: "on the whole, the differences are not too big, what life and so concerns."
But Americans are much more open in my opinion, they approach the people, even though you don't know her, and that is somewhat unusual in Germany. "But I like that much better, if it is to each other."
American production sound: (partly translation) "I think the life here is more peaceful than in America, less crime. The country seems more relaxed than America, and I like that."
The students play board games. An American original: (partly translation). "One of the biggest differences is how often the Germans eat. We are at home not accustomed to so much food. It's amazing how people stay so slim - but they go a lot, and I like that."
American production sound: (partly translation) "in America the news channel want to bring only the bad stuff, from Germany, so"national socialism"and the"Stasi", everything bad about the 2nd World War and all that." But not America's position can be changed by words; Everyone must make its own experiences."
German girl o-ton: "I think that we will get our friendship that we are developing now, very long upright."
(74 m) 04 inventor Artur Fischer.
The fishing works in the black forest. Production of Fischer plugs, screen-filling. Senior Chief Artur Fischer, 73jährig, goes through the operation. Talks with employees. Artur Fischer interview: "so, now I must show you once my inner sanctum. That my room, where I putting stuff, paint and put under reasonable and unreasonable ideas here."
"How are the ideas? Is there a silver bullet?"
"It's the joy, enthusiasm, love of technology, to create new, the sense of achievement, the creativity that is the expression safe. It's just a total experience. I was often asked - how do it - I have to say every time: I'm sorry; I can't tell you that. But I know the conditions: loyalty to the thing, discipline, order, to deliver good, to bring a service, this is very important. The service for the other, and that is one of the main motifs. Inventing and developing is beautiful, but also the painting is very nice. Both are creative, and I want to dedicate the rest of my life of this special creativity."
His paintings on the wall. Son Klaus Fischer also manages the enterprise. Talks with employees. Fischer engineering - construction kit for children. Children play with Fischer-Technik. Helicopter, car wash.
(75 m) 05. The mini kickers.
Little boys (3-5 years) to play football on the street, kids football on the playing field. Mascot. 7-8jährige in the locker room. Boy pulls on shin guards. Onslaught of the player. Trainer at the edge of the page. Game. ZL. Goalkeeper scene ZL. Parents on the sidelines. Corner. Shot on goal. Jubilation. Goalkeeper defense ZL. Drinking from bottle at half-time. Wash. Gate in ZL. The teams go from the square.
01 concert in Mecklenburg 0'38 summer in Germany, summer in Mecklenburg. The mild season invites you to an excursion in the nature, to relax and to explore still unknown.
0'56 monuments and mansions convey the atmosphere of past centuries, are embedded in a landscape, in its wide rest and radiates tranquility. -In the Sans Souci of of North, in the Castle from Ludwigslust, a past epoch lives on to this day. The Mecklenburg Baroque Orchestra plays in the Golden Hall.
1'58 French landscape architect is the spacious park area at the end of the 18th century designed. It was the time in which the State Mecklenburg spawned many - remaining mostly unknown - composers.
2'19 from one comes this Bassoon Concerto in c major, played on period instruments.
02. a man who is almost always in motion, and the can - even smile at home and abroad to shake many hands has portrait klaus Kinkel 3 - and with people from all over the world talking.
3'18 his name: Klaus Kinkel; his job: Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.
3'37 when his crowded schedule leaves little time for private. -Ursula Kinkel has accustomed himself already. A rare picture: The common breakfast in the garden.
3'55 a hobby of 56-jährigen has little to do with diplomacy: chopping wood. Unfortunately, it was not to know what he has in mind...
4'06 while her husband to firewood, cultivates Ursula Kinkel the garden. -Only at home, the couple is undisturbed.
4'20 self while jogging in the nearby wooded area are security officials.
4'28 for 16 months is Foreign Minister Klaus Kinkel. What has changed for him? "I was the function of serving the reunification of official with a clear understanding of the role of working to, so if you want. This has changed completely since I was Foreign Minister. Now, I must be advertise so to speak, in the political sphere, in the first link to support. This is the changed role. "Now I have to out there try to impose my ideas."
5'03 in Prague. The visit to the Czech Premier Klaus is part of the commitment to a close partnership with the new democracies of Eastern Europe. -As a close confidant of his predecessor Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Kinkel has can gain many foreign-policy experience.
5'23 at the inauguration of the Goethe Institute in the capital of Moldova refers to the Minister on the importance of cultural cooperation in Europe. "We must raise awareness across our borders that this diversity, in particular, does not separate us, but enriched and that we all stand together place must do, when we Europeans in the world of tomorrow. Here, the central importance of cultural cooperation is in our time. The Goethe-Institut in Prague to serve also."
6'04 Klaus Kinkel's Office at a difficult time assumed. The crises grow all over the world. For Germany, which was at the point of intersection of the East-West conflict, grows a new responsibility with the end of the cold war and German reunification. "This means a new challenge, but also our obligations to perceive through the deployment of German soldiers for peacekeeping and peacemaking operations, as well as for monitoring preventive measures for German foreign policy because we are asked now by the United Nations, by the international community, more than in the past, not only our rights. This is a very huge change and new challenge for our foreign policy."
03. German-American Student Exchange 6'55 Weimar. A market day in the town of thinker and poet - for twelve young Americans a day full of new impressions.
7'08 for three weeks were the students from Columbus, Ohio a picture of Germany get - mediated by their "host sisters".
"It's from Goethe and Schiller monument. They lived in the 18th century and are essential, because they have written many important works at the Weimar Court. You will surely they know because they have been translated into English."
7'31 that American students can get to know the city of Weimar, in the new State of Thuringia, owe the unification of Germany. -A new world opens up: here Goethe wrote his "Faust" is played until today all year in Weimar.
7'52 for three weeks was the timetable into the Goethe-gymnasium from the joints. the Americans were the sensation. The return visit to Ohio takes place in the autumn.
8 copied from ' 04 of television: a talk show. German-American views and comparisons: "on the whole, the differences are not too big, what life and so concerned, but Americans are much more open in my opinion, they approach the people, even though you don't know her, and that is somewhat unusual in Germany." "But I like that much better, if it is to each other."
8'29 "I think life is peaceful here than in America, less crime... The country seems more relaxed than America, and I like that."
The relationship is simple and loose with each other - despite some differences.
8'56 "one of the biggest differences is how often the Germans eat. We are at home not accustomed to so much food. It's amazing how people stay so slim - but they go a lot and I like that."
9'09 "in America the news channel only the bad things do, from Germany so 'national socialism' and 'Stasi', everything bad about the 2nd World War and all that." But not America's position can be changed by words; Everyone must make its own experiences."
"I think that we shall maintain our friendship that we now develop very long."
04. Fin of inventor 9'37 In the black forest stand Artur Fischer - not just trees, as shown in this example. The fishermen work among the largest businesses in the region. The name says it: every DIYer knows the Fischer plugs that are produced here. Invented 40 years ago, they have revolutionized the fixing technique in the construction industry.
9'58 as so many inventions of the post-war period was this anchor in a small workshop of the tinkerer. The inventor of that time is now the Senior Director: Artur Fischer. -Shop talk with long-term employees. Run out of ideas not the old. Nearly 5,000 patents bear the name Artur Fischer.
"Can I show you my inner sanctum: this is my room, where I putting stuff, paint and put under reasonable and unreasonable ideas."
10'32 as the ideas, there is a "silver bullet"?
"It's the joy of the Begeisterang, to create new, the sense of achievement, the creativity that is the expression safe. It's just a total experience. I was often asked, how do they do that? Every time, I must say: I'm sorry, I can't tell them. But I know the conditions: loyalty to the thing, discipline, order, to deliver good goods. To install a service, this is very important. The services of one, that is one of the main motives."
11'07 the 73 year old has in addition to inventing a new hobby discovered: "develop and invent as well that is nice, paint is very nice, is both creative and I would like to dedicate the rest of my life of this special creativity."
11'23 the responsibility for the family business is now in the hands of his son. Klaus Fischer relies on employee motivation. 1,200 workers are engaged in the work.
11'35 the junior boss wants the second pillar of the company expand - the Fischertechnik. These are construction kit for children. Also, an invention of the Swabian inventor. So should young people be technical operations made it clear and logical thinking promoted. 12'01 the construction system is considered educationally valuable toys - and excited in addition to many children, as you can see even the inventor himself...
12'10 (...) It's sense of such plants, that thus the large technology directly is simulated children."
05. mini kicker 12'22 the stars of tomorrow - some still need the pacifier, others wearing wet diapers. The Pampers League! More than 900,000 children in German clubs chasing the ball; Girls love football - almost more than their mascot.
Even the 7-8 year ' 47 play 12 to demand master honor - fortunately without awards and transfer fees.
13'02 shooting because they have only 2 times 20 minutes time to the goals, ambitious storm mini kickers on the big field. They can record it already with the pros in usage and hardness.
13'17 her greatest success is the trainer is, to lure away more and more children from the street and from the TV. And the little dream then soon by the League and the atmosphere in large stadiums.
13'31 still the parents play chauffeur, soul comforter - and are passionate fans. Sometimes they will be rewarded for it!
13'51 score goals and prevent goals remains the German favorite sport, although there is no longer the idols that can serve as a model for the next generation.
mini kickers 14 during the weekly training also learn how to deal with defeat. Today both teams are proud - because they come for the first time in the television - and the world.