According to German American institutions, around 40% of all Americans have at least 25% German ancestry. It's a fact they are proud of and which is used to encourage and strengthen relations between Germans and Americans.
But so little of German culture seems to have remained in America. Author Simon Winder has spent years traveling to Germany and Austria. His new book, Germania, is a window into a Germany most Americans have long forgotten. He spoke with New America Now Host Shirin Sadeghi.
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