Berlin : Internal political situation and political parties in West Berlin (FCO33-002965).

  • Abingdon, England : Taylor and Francis, 2020.
  • London : Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1976.
1 online resource : colour text file, PDF


  • Western European Department: Registered Files (R and WR Series). ; FCO33-002965. [More in this series]
  • Cold War Eastern Europe. [More in this series]
  • FCO33: Foreign Office, Western Department and Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Western European Department: Registered Files (R and WR Series). ; FCO33-002965
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  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1947-1982
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1976-1982: Module 4
  • History Commons
Summary note
A file discussing the internal political situation and party politics in West Berlin. Subjects covered in the file concern inter-party relations in Berlin -- a failed vote of no confidence called by the Christian Democratic Union (C.D.U.) against the Governing Mayor, Klaus Schütz -- a by-election in Zehlendorf -- student strikes in Berlin -- and the resignations of the Senator for Transport and Public Utilities and the Mayor and Senator for Justice. Other subjects discussed in the file include the outcomes of the Free Democratic Party of Germany party congress -- the conference of the Social Democratic Party (S.D.P.) -- a C.D.U. rally in Berlin -- the publication of an S.D.P. paper on the direction of the party -- and the establishment of the Committee for the Protection of Freedom and Socialism. Documents in the file include a newspaper article about the leadership of Schütz -- and an analysis of discussions held with the state secretaries Walter Gehlhoff and Dietrich Spangenberg.
  • File date: 1976.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 2007.
  • Title from Cold War Eastern Europe Module IV.
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