BBC Documentary on German Life: “Make Me a German”

MUNICH — MunichNOW Video — An awkward title this one: “Make Me a German”. Is that as in create one for me, out of DNA in a test tube perhaps, or by twisting a balloon? Daddy, Daddy, I want a German, make me one now. Or does it mean turn me into one?

B, it turns out. In which case wouldn’t “Make Me German” have been less ambiguous? Or Make Us German, because it’s the Rowlatt family who are after Germanisation. Justin, Bee and their two youngest are leaving north London to live in a flat in Nuremberg for a while, in order to understand what it means to be German, particularly when it comes to being successful.

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