“Crazy and Adorable” – America in Super Bowl Fever
After Groundhog Day, Super Bowl fever has gripped the United States. American correspondent Stephen Schwarzkopf explains what these two American traditions are all about. He also provides insights into what happens behind the scenes when Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholes invites reporters to a background discussion during his visit to Washington.
AAmerica is in the Super Bowl frenzy that Stephen Schwarzkopf has convinced himself when it comes to so-called “tailgating” in Kansas City. But first, our American correspondent goes as far as the “Weather Bill” north of Pennsylvania, probably the most famous marmot in the world. According to American tradition, the beautiful icon, now at least 136 years old, has the ability to create a weather forecast for the rest of winter. Hundreds of people come to Punxsutawney for Groundhawk Day, and some even get married for the event. The Washington visit of Olaf Scholz, who invited journalists to a background discussion, also caused a stir in the “Inside USA” episode.
Within the United States The podcast was made by Stephen Schwarzkopf, US correspondent for the news channel WELT. Stephen gives a behind-the-scenes view of Washington’s political establishment and ordinary people’s America. After all, he’s constantly talking about things you do not see on TV or on the Internet. Always about easy family life with his wife Julia and kids Dill and Jet. After four years with Donald Trump, Stephen has to deal with the changed reality under the new US President Joe Biden.
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