German Social Democrats Celebrate 150th Anniversary
Former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (R) laughs with Peer Steinbrueck and Rudolf Scharping during 150th anniversary celebration of the German Social Semocrats (SPD) on May 23, 2013 in Leipzig, Germany. The SPD, Germany's main left-wing party, traces its history to the founding of the "Allgemeine Deutsche Arbeiterverein" (General German Workers' Association) in Leipzig in May of 1863.
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