Speech on “A Politics for People” at the Tutzing Academy, 13 July 1971

At the Protestant Academy in Tutzing, Federal Chancellor Willy Brandt speaks on the subject of “Eine Politik für den Menschen – Phrase oder Programm?” (“A Politics for People – Phrase or Programme?”). His speech lends insights into the intellectual foundation of the SPD and FDP’s reform policies. Brandt explains that his government wants to take priority action in the provision of living space, in the health care sector as well as in the areas of social security and environmental protection in order to satisfy basic human needs. The Chancellor also points to the great significance of immaterial needs for the “quality of life”.
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