West Germany: democracy at risk?

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “Four corners (Television program)”.
This film examines West Germany’s actions against increasing terrorism and looks into how the country is managing the delicate balance of protecting democracy against terrorism without at the same time threatening civil liberties and the freedom of its citizens. The West German police now have greater powers, and whilst most Germans applaud these measures as being essential to preserve democracy, some claim that these powers pose their own threat.

Credits

production company

Australian Broadcasting Commission

Language

English

Duration

00:49:42:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31322

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Terrorism

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Civil law

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Terrorism

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Civil law

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Civil rights

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Democracy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Germany (West) - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Terrorism

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Power (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Security (Psychology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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