Judith Enders was just thirteen when the Berlin Wall came down. It was a seminal experience for her - like many of her generation - and she put together a book about people's lives under communism. She asked people how it felt for them and whether...
"It's not by chance that I ended up in the arts and not in politics," says Shermin Langhoff, Artistic Director of Berlin's Maxim Gorki Theater. In the DW Interview Langhoff discusses both art and politics.
German historian Peter Brandt talks to DW about divisions in modern Germany, the future of the Social Democrats and his relationship to his late father, former Chancellor Willy Brandt.
Guler is Secretary of State for Integration in Northrhine-Westphalia.
"Africa and every country in it needs to go its own way," says the German Development Minister, Gerd Muller.
Niklas Frank is the son of the man Hitler installed as general governor of occupied Poland. Hans Frank was responsible for the death camps in Poland. Niklas Frank has faced up to his past. But he tells DW that the Germans in general have not.
"It's not borders that need to be protected but people," says Stefan Schmidt. He was himself arrested in 2004 as the captain of Cap Anamur after he led to operation to save 37 refugees from the Mediterranean Sea.
The far-right AfD has become the main opposition party in Germany's parliament. For four years, Franziska Schreiber was the right-hand woman of the party's former chairperson Frauke Petry. Now Schreiber has left the party -- and written a book.
"If you want to have an impact in our society, you need to be aware of our history and our special sensibility as far as anti-Semitism is concerned," says Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner in The Interview on DW.
Lawyer and imam Seyran Ates founded the liberal Ibn Rushd-Goethe mosque in Berlin.
"I am fighting to prevent Europe from frittering away its humanistic legacy," says Gyde Jensen.
Germany's 'NSU trial' is coming to an end. It has been one of the longest criminal trials in German history. Neo-Nazis were accused of killing nine men with Turkish or Greek backgrounds, as well as a German policewoman.