The political journey of Germany’s formidable chancellor.

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How did a politician criticized for lacking charisma become the most important politician in Europe – and the most powerful woman in the world?

Andrew Marr delves into the childhood of Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, to discover what shaped a political vision marked by caution and compromise – and a steadfast commitment to the European Union.

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