Photo Gallery: Conductor Kurt Masur Recalls Heady Days of 1989
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Photo Gallery: Conductor Kurt Masur Recalls Heady Days of 1989

Interview With Conductor Kurt Masur 'The Spirit of 1989 Has Been Exhausted'

Renowned German conductor Kurt Masur, a former music director of the New York Philharmonic, talks about his part in the peaceful revolution of 1989, East German leader Erich Honecker's understanding of culture and the contents of the file the East German Stasi secret police kept on him.
Interview conducted by Joachim Kronsbein and Katja Thimm