qFor sixteen years, Chancellor Helmut Kohl dominated German and European politics. He is Europe's most important political figure, the man who oversaw the historic reunification of Germany - and yet he remains unknown to most Americans.q qNow, as Kohl exits the international stage, noted journalist Henrik Bering presents the capstone on this leader's remarkable career, revealing the real Helmut Kohl, the last of the great Cold War leaders. Helmut Kohl tells the whole story as it should be told - by those who were on the scene as history was being made. Bering has gained unprecedented access to the key players, including Kohl himself and a host of Khol aides, as well as the Americans he dealt with at the climax of the Cold War - President George Bush, Secretary of State James Baker, National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft, and Ronald Reagan's secretary of defense, Caspar Weinberger.q--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights ReservedHelmut Kohl tells the whole story as it should be told - by those who were on the scene as history was being made.
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