Unit 8 Post 1 — Louis Onoratini

“Shadows of the Summit Pointing West” (1960) 

!: DeGaulle fought for national sovereignty in order to take care of Algerian war alone.

?: Was Camp David the most important diplomatic meeting of the 20th century?

“Hitler Within You” (1961)

!: German people refused to sweep Nazi past under the rug.

?: How should a national shame be handled?

“Human Dignity is Violable” (1962)

!: After WWII, the German Constitution was anti-militaristic for a while. 

?: Do we need laws, as a species, in order to uphold basic human decency standards?

“Women in the SDS: Acting on Their Own Behalf” (1968)

!: Women in Germany fought for their rights.

?: Why were Germans so against equal pay?

“Columnism” (1968)

!: The column is a stress reliever, it is a free space in a paper.

?: Who controls which journalist writes what and how does that affect freedom of speech?

! & ? on The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

!: Tabloids were trusted, almost, religiously.

?: Why did the media have such power at the time?

! & ? on Baader-Meinhof Komplex

!: The Shah was one of the most important figures of the 20th century.

?: Why is leftist terrorsim not as critized as right-winged terrorism? Or at least, why does it seem that way?

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