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  • Title: Dieter Rieke papers
    Date (inclusive): 1950-2001
    Collection Number: 2000C6
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: German
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Memoirs, correspondence, judicial documents, videotape cassettes, and photographs, relating to political prisoners in East Germany. Includes judicial documents of and videotape cassette interviews with other prisoners.
    Creator: Rieke, Dieter, 1925-
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2000.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Dieter Rieke papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    1925 Born in Osnabrück, Germany
    1945 Co-founded and joined the SPD in Gardelegen, East Germany
    1948 May 21 Arrested for contacts with the Ostbűro of the SPD
    1949 April 14 Sentenced to 25 years of prison
    1956 December 21 Released from prison (Bautzen)
    1957 January 21 Fled to West Berlin with his parents
    1959 May 1 Started working as a journalist for Die demokratische Gemeinde in Bad Godesberg
    1967 April 1 Moved to Rüsselsheim, where he took on the job of spokesman for the SPD mayor of the city and where he still lives today
    1999 Author, Geliebtes Leben: Erlebtes und Ertragenes zwischen den Mahlsteinen jűngster deutscher Geschichte

    Scope and Content Note

    Memoirs, correspondence, judicial documents, videotape cassettes, and photographs, relating to political prisoners in East Germany. Includes judicial documents of and videotape cassette interviews with other prisoners.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Video tapes
    Socialism -- Germany
    Civil rights -- Germany (East)
    Political prisoners -- Germany (East)