A biography of Wilhelm Pieck, the first President of the GDR. The film focuses on Pieck's resistance to the First World War, covering his role in the anti-fascist movements of the 1930s, his work with the National Committee for a Free Germany, the formation of the SED and GDR, post-war reconstruction, his post-war diplomacy, and his close relationship with the German people.
Archive Reference: N-507732.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Production Company: Camera DDR.
Reproduction of: DDR Magazin E12: Der Arbeiterpräsident GDR (German Democratic Republic), n.d. 16mm Comb BW pos.