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A Cinematic History Lesson – The Monuments Men and Their Role in Saving Europe’s Cultural Identity

The U.S. Consulate General in Frankfurt joined forces with the Embassy in Berlin, the German Filmmuseum in Frankfurt , and the Jewish Museum in Frankfurt for a special history lesson in the Filmmuseum’s movie theatre for some 200 high-school students and other youth audiences from the Rhine Main region on February 18th.  Featuring the story of the allied group “Monuments Men” (FDR’s Monuments, ...
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Attending School in the U.S.?  Visa Required!

If you are planning to visit or attend a school in the U.S., no matter for how long or whether you will get credits, you will need to apply for a F-1 student visa, or, if accepted into an organized exchange program, a J-1 visa. See our website for more information. F-1 students are prohibited ...
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Education, Exchanges, and the Economy featured in Northern Hesse

Consul General Milas and his wife Eileen spent Presidents’ Day in Baunatal, a mid-sized town close to Kassel in northern Hesse, a region we don’t reach very often.  It’s home to a large VW factory, a brewery, and several educational and cultural institutions. Baunatal’s mayor Manfred Schaub welcomed the American visitors from Frankfurt and introduced ...
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Michael Lederer at the English Theater Berlin

Michael Lederer read from his new novel Cadaqués (PalmArt Press, January 2014) at the English Theater Berlin. This was followed by a discussion led by moderator Dr. Herbert Grieshop. Thomas Irmer read from the German text. Joanna Martin provided interpretation into German Sign Language.   Video of Reading (including sign language translation) Video interview with Michael Lederer  Your Feedback via Facebook
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Ambassador Emerson gives a lecture on “The American view of Europe”

On February 10, Ambassador Emerson gave a talk and afterwards took part in a lively dicussion with an audience of over 500 students on the current state of transatlantic relations. The event was sponsored by the Schwarzkopf Stiftung Junges Europa in cooperation with the Europäischen Commission in Deutschland and held in the Allianz Forum on ...
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