Photo Gallery: Is Helmut Kohl Being Held Like a Captive?
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Photo Gallery: Is Helmut Kohl Being Held Like a Captive?

The Tragedy of Helmut Kohl Battle Looms over Legacy of Frail Statesman

Helmut Kohl can barely speak anymore. Now others are talking for him and claiming influence over the historical legacy of the father of German unification and one of the architects of the euro. They include his feuding family, former political allies and a journalist who possesses a treasure trove of recordings and transcripts of interviews with the former chancellor.