EDMUND STOIBER VISITS MUNICH OKTOBERFEST WITH HIS FAMILY.
Edmund Stoiber (2ndR), Bavarian Prime Minister and conservative
candidate for chancellor, gives a thumbs up as he enjoys a typical
Bavarian beer with his wife Karin (3rdL) and his children Dominik (R),
Constanze (L) and Veronica (2ndL) during a private visit to the World's
biggest beer festival, the Oktoberfest in Munich, September 21, 2002.
Stoiber faces Germany's social democratic Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder
in general elections today. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach