Black and white television got some colorful competition. This revolutionary change was the work of dedicated technician Walter Bruch. Still, it took a while to really catch on: not many people could afford a color television set in the early days.
It had already been available in the US since 1954, but West Germany had to wait until 1967 for color TV broadcasts. Viewers long remained skeptical - but the new technology eventually caught on.
The abduction and murder of the powerful industrialist Hanns Martin Schleyer 40 years ago was a dramatic turning point for the Federal Republic of Germany. The drama is still fresh in the minds of many Germans.
The Greens and the Free Democrats have traditionally been bitter rivals in Germany. But will these two smaller parties put aside their differences for a chance at a coalition with the conservatives and a share in power?
Popular Chinese TV chef and blogger Dong Jian Min came to Germany to try Bavarian cuisine. He told DW which dish he enjoyed most, how Chinese and German food are similar - and what his fans think of food from Germany.
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