Germany: Take That!

Egon Krenz is alive and well -- and seriously unemployed. "Living without work is my biggest problem, and I don't think I'll get a job soon," says Krenz, 53, whose hold on power as Erich Honecker's successor lasted a mere seven weeks. Since his fall, Krenz has kept busy jogging near his home in Berlin, doing the family shopping and writing When Walls Fall, a personal memoir and an account of the last days of the old regime. While he was in a West German bookstore recently, an East German walked up and slapped him in the face. Some review.


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