Willy Brandt's Spy Scandal

In May 1974, the West German chancellor Willy Brandt was forced to resign after it was revealed that one of his aides was a spy for the East German secret police. Witness speaks to his son Matthias, who was twelve at the time, and to his private secretary Wolf-Dietrich Schilling.

(Photo: Willy Brandt, president of German Socialist Party (SPD) addresses press 05 July 1977 in Helsinki. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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