In Their Own Words

S2 E6 | PREVIEW

Episode 6 Preview | Angela Merkel

One of the most enigmatic and inscrutable world leaders of our time, Angela Merkel’s life story reveals the woman behind the veil. Explore how experiences that began in her childhood shaped her politics and ultimately, the face of modern Europe.

AIRED: December 28, 2021 | 0:00:30
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- She wanted to help build a new Germany.

- [Angela] Letting go of the old

is part of the new beginning.

- [Woman] She's constantly underestimated,

which becomes like her superpower.

- [Angela] Openness always involves risks.

Surprise yourself with what is possible.

- She had the capacity to solve problems.

- [Angela] Freedom is never something

that can be taken for granted.

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