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Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery

Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery

On day two of my fellowship in Germany, our group of 12 American journalists learned more about the organization sponsoring our trip, the RIAS Berlin Kommission. RIAS stands for "Radio in the American Sector" and is a former radio station based in Berlin.  The original office still stands but it now functions differently than in the past.  Currently RIAS has taken on a role of exchange coordinator for American and German journalists.  Since the fellowship program's inception in the early 1990s, more than 1000 journalists have had the opportunity to visit another country and explore it first hand. I am fortunate to be one of 12 professionals doing just...

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