Photo Gallery: Civil Rights Activist to Become Next German President
02/20/2012
Stasi Archive Man: Joachim Gauck visits an outpost of the Stasi Records...
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Stasi Archive Man: Joachim Gauck visits an outpost of the Stasi Records Authority in the city of Halle in 1992. On Oct 3, 1990, the day of German reunification, Gauck became Federal Commissioner of the Stasi Archives, an office which he held until 2000.