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Europe at the Crossroads: The Struggle for Unity

Video: After centuries of war Europe is coming together into a federation of states. Led by France and Germany, the European Economic Union now embraces over twelve states. Nations that once fought each other in deadly combat are now allies. People and goods cross borders easily. Many more states want to join. But, of course, they are problems. Nationalists do not want to give up their national sovereignty. Racists do not want to share space with foreigners. What is the future of Europe?

Date: 09/07/2000

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