Invitation to Supporters
From the Executive Producer
Germans and Democracy shows how Germans have changed their country’s public culture over the past half century as they wrestle with their dark history in order to move forward as a democratic, free society. This documentary for international public television looks unflinchingly at the past, as do the many Germans appearing in it. They know that the only way to a solid future is via honest ownership of their national history. Young and old, they are at work to ensure that their democracy survives and keeps getting better.
I believe that you, like me,
would like to see a more realistic examination of
I invite you to help bring
this important story to a world-wide audience. We have an opportunity to make
an objective study of how
The two-part program is
designed for broadcast on public television stations in the
Germans and Democracy will debut in New York, the most important media market in the United States, on public television station WLIW Channel 21, and then show on the national network.
As the program is being
produced under the auspices of the Institute
for Understanding Issues, Inc., a non-profit organization, your
contribution is tax-deductible to the full extent of
When the list of people who contributed to this important television milestone concludes the broadcast over your local public television station, I know you will be proud you helped to make it possible.