The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel

March 25, 2022

Angela Merkel served as chancellor of Germany for 16 years. In the course of her tenure, Merkel became a symbol of unity for Europe and weathered complicated relationships with many world leaders. At this critical juncture, what lessons can be drawn from Merkel’s leadership? Can her legacy provide inspiration to those who are concerned about the future of democracy and security in Europe?
To explore these questions, author Kati Marton was joined by Sheri Berman, Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, and Michael Broening, Executive Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York Office.