March 18, 1848. The bourgeois-democratic revolution is in full swing, and events have also spread to Berlin. The military takes action against unarmed demonstrators on the street. People of different origins meet in an apartment. Attorney Dr. Benedikt (Wilhelm Koch-Hooge) had just returned to his comfortable apartment when he met workers Paul Kelle (Berko Acker) and “Rotkopf” (Wolfgang Brumm). The latter have taken up battle posts on the windows to fight the reactionary king's troops from here. Barricades are also erected on the streets, shots ring out in the streets.

Martina (Jutta Wachowiak) is fully committed to her job. In an institute, she works with her colleague Regina (Karin Ugowski) on an important research assignment. In doing so, she assumes - more in the subconscious - that the relationship with her husband (Stefan Lisewski) runs in constant paths. However, it turns out that successful employment cannot prevent the spouses' claims to life from developing differently. Martina and Thomas Fichtner have to find a way to avert the acute danger to their marriage.

Isolde Schubert (Hanna Donner) is a helpful woman and takes care of the Körner family as a neighbor. But these take advantage of their neighbor's willingness to help more and more and are becoming more and more comfortable and dependent, so that Ms. Schubert only wants to draw one line under this chapter, in which she switches to a radical cure: At first she pretends to start a suddenly approved cure , during this time she was able to win her sister from Eberswalde to take over her “representation”.

The third part of the trilogy "In the rush of the years" by Bernhard Seeger was broadcast on April 13, 1967 as the end of the TV cycle "The Heirs of the Manifesto". The agricultural production cooperatives want to bring a restructuring with the help of important people from the village.

The second part of the trilogy from "In the rush of the years", which was part of the TV cycle "The heirs of the manifesto", was broadcast on TV on April 11, 1967. Scenes recreated in documentary style include the stories of Martin (Reinhard Michalke) and Maria (Karin Ugowski). The two love each other, but Martin is the son of a single farmer and Maria is the daughter of the LPG chairman. What will the families of the two say about their connection and will they accept it.

The first summer in Niederneuendorf brought Brigitte (Karin Ugowski) a reunion with her former colleague Horst (Otmar Richter). This had come to study a year before her, and had been a role model for Brigitte's seminar group. But now that Horst has had a year of practical work in agriculture, he seems to have changed. Did the work make him tired and immobile very quickly? And towards Brigitte, he behaves as if he wants to relieve her of her thinking and give her tasks that are useful for his plans. But Brigitte has resisted Horst's concerns from the start.

Forget-me, freely based on O’ Henry: The plot of this episode dates back to the early years of the 20th century; In the editorial office of Mr. Grimmer's daily newspaper, which is published in Wolfstown on the Hudson (USA), the everyday bustle prevails. Outside heat and noise in no way improve the working atmosphere; but then that summer day, a young girl named Ada (Karin Ugowski) appears to the editors, almost like a ray of hope.

The TV cycle "The Heirs to the Manifesto" dealt documentarily with the enforcement of agricultural production cooperatives in the GDR at the end of the 1950s. It already included the productions "50 Nelken", "Das Vorwerk". "In the rush of the years" by Bernhard Seeger is the three-part conclusion of the cycle and was already set to music in 1961 as a radio play. The first part of the trilogy was broadcast on April 9, 1967 on TV. (Source: Fernsehen der DDR)