The Marshall Plan at 70: Chancellor Merkel and Henry Kissinger

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On June 21st, The German Marshall Fund of the United States hosted German Chancellor Angela Merkel and former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger for a discussion on the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan and its lasting legacy for today's world leaders.

GMF President Karen Donfried, who opened the event, said, “Among its many achievements, the Marshall Plan is remembered as one of the most successful examples of a foreign assistance program.”

The event, held at the Deutsche Historisches Museum in Berlin, drew approximately 200 leading figures from the fields of politics, business, and media.