In the previous episodes, Emilia has told us all about Angela Merkel’s youth. It is now time to discover her complex relationship with feminism and to learn about her first years as a woman Minister operating in a man’s world. We find out how she made her voice heard on the legislation on abortion and how she turned a ski accident into an occasion to fill the gaps in her knowledge on women’s rights in Western Germany.
The guests featured in this episode are:
● Michèle Alliot Marie, former Minister of Defense, Minister of Justice, and Minister of International affairs of France.
● Joyce Mushaben, political scientist, former Professor at Georgetown University and author of “Becoming Madam Chancellor: Angela Merkel and the Berlin Republic”.
● Florence Autret, journalist and author of “Angela Merkel. Une Allemande (presque) comme les autres”.
Angela Merkel, Europe’s most influential personality in the 21st century is getting ready to give up power. Emilia, Berlin correspondent for a European media company, has been selected to take part in a panel of journalists and will ask Merkel one question. But which question? She proceeds with an investigation and interviews to find THE exact right question.
My question to Angela Merkel European is a documentary podcast. The journalistic research relies on exclusive testimonies coming from several European personalities (Alexis Tsipras, François Hollande, Jean Claude Juncker, etc). A smaller fictional picture is created to present a greater factual history.
This exclusive Europod series is composed of 10 episodes, that will be released prior to the end of the term of Angela Merkel as German Chancellor.
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