1974 Photo Contest, General News, 3rd prize

Engelbert Reineke

Government Press Service

19 May, 1973

Willy Brandt, Chancellor of West Germany, and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev during negotiations in the chancellor's bungalow in Bonn. Sitting on the right is German Foreign Minister Walter Scheel, and surrounding them are interpreters. The negotiations were part of West Germany's Ostpolitik (Easter Politics), which aimed at the normalization of relations between West Germany and Eastern Europe, East Germany in particular.

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Engelbert Reineke

German press photographer Engelbert Reineke worked for the Bundesbildstelle, the press and information department of the West German government. His photo of Germany chancellor W...

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