Abschied: Wolfgang Gönnenwein gestorben

Dirigent Wolfgang Gönnenwein ist tot. Er sei bereits am 26. Juli 2015 im Alter von 82 Jahren gestorben, teilte die Pressestelle der Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele mit. more more

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The starting gun for a student movement

Monday 8 June, 2009

The death of student Benno Ohnesorg saw the birth of the West German '68 movement. Now evidence has emerged that Karl-Heinz Kurras, the West German police officer who shot him during a demonstration against the Shah, was a Stasi spy. Wolfgang Kraushaar, an acclaimed chronicler of '68, asks whether the killing was an unofficial East German act of state.
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