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The World from Berlin President Still Under Fire Despite TV Explanation

German President Christian Wulff tried to defuse calls for his resignation in a television interview on Wednesday night.  He admitted that a now-notorious attempt to influence media coverage was a "serious mistake," but he insisted he would not step down. German commentators say it's not enough.
German President Wulff apologized for a heavily criticized phone call to Bild's editor in chief.

German President Wulff apologized for a heavily criticized phone call to Bild's editor in chief.

AP/ Bundesregierung
Photo Gallery: Christian Wulff Under Pressure
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Photo Gallery: Christian Wulff Under Pressure

-- David Gordon Smith