The week’s headlines and YOU
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Studio Berlin special broadcast March 24, 2020: Does Germany deserve the acolytes it’s receiving for its handling of COVID-19?
German Chancellor Merkel has called the coronavirus pandemic the biggest challenge to her nation since World War II and is receiving praise around the world for her government’s handling of the crisis. But is that praise deserved?
This week, Studio Berlin host Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson explores that question and the impact of COVID-19 on Berlin, Germany and the EU with fellow Studio Berlin host Sumi Somaskanda; the Bloomberg editorial board’s Andreas Kluth, and Henning Hoff of the Berlin Policy Journal.
Produced by Monika Müller-Kroll with Sylvia Cunningham
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