Farewell address as SPD chairman at the extra-ordinary party convention in Bonn, 14 June 1987

After 23 years at the head of the SPD, Willy Brandt says farewell to his party friends on 14 June 1987 with an impressive speech. In it he takes stock of his political influence and stresses how much the fundamental value of freedom means to him. At the same time, Brandt admonishes the SPD to be open for societal changes and to constantly renew itself. The delegates name him honorary chairman of the party.
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