PROF. MARCUSE

GERMAN HISTORY SINCE 1945

HIST 133C


UC Santa Barbara

WINTER 2000

"The Shadows of Bitburg / Controversial Reconciliation"
Cover of Newsmagazine Der Spiegel on Apr. 29, 1985,
prior to President Reagan's visit to the Bitburg military cemetery

READER TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. Ursula Duba, "The Master Race"

  2. 1999 poem by the German-American author (b. 1939) of Tales from a Child of the Enemy
  3. Foreign Minister Klaus Kinkel, "German-American Partnership" (Apr. 1993 speech)

  4. Vital Speeches of the Day, 489 (page one only)
  5. Prof. Marcuse, "Dachau 1945: Three Myths and Three Inversions"

  6. Legacies of Dachau: The Uses and Abuses of a Concentration Camp, 1933-2001 (2000)
  7. Secretary of State James F. Byrnes on his Sept. 1946 speech in Stuttgart

  8. in: James Byrnes, Speaking Freely (1947), 187-191
  9. George Marshall, Mar. 1947 speech in Moscow: "The U.S. Wants One Germany"

  10. Speech by the US Secretary of State, in Vital Speeches of the Day, 398f
  11. Wife, Mother or Partner?

  12. Eva Kolinsky, Women in Contemporary Germany (Berg, 1993), 46-54.
  13. The Politicization of Private Life

  14. Ute Frevert, Women in German History (Berg, 1990), 287-303.
  15. President Eisenhower, letter to Chancellor Adenauer, July 23, 1953

  16. Documents on Germany, 1944-1961, 141-144
  17. Willy Brandt (mayor of West Berlin), lecture at Columbia Univ., March 1961

  18. Vital Speeches of the Day, 381-384
  19. Premier Khrushchev, memorandum to President Kennedy in Vienna, June 4, 1961

  20. Documents on Germany, 1944-1961, 642-645
  21. Premier Khrushchev, Moscow speech about Germany, June 21, 1961

  22. Documents on Germany, 1944-1961, 663-666
  23. East German Government, decree regarding travel in Berlin, Aug. 13, 1961

  24. Documents on Germany, 1944-1961, 723-726
  25. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, speech before Parliament, August 18, 1961

  26. Vital Speeches of the Day 27(1961), 706-709.
  27. Lyndon Johnson, Berlin Speech, Aug. 19, 1961 (Docs. on Germany, 1944-1961, 741ff)
  28. John F. Kennedy, Berlin Speech, June 26, 1963 (Public Papers of the Presidents)
  29. Richard Nixon, Berlin Speech, Feb. 27, 1969 (Public Papers of the Presidents)
  30. Jimmy Carter, Berlin Speech, July 15, 1978 (Public Papers of the Presidents)
  31. Ronald Reagan, Berlin Speech, June 12, 1987 (Public Papers of the Presidents)
  32. William Clinton, Berlin Speech, July 12, 1994 (Public Papers of the Presidents)
  33. Ronald Reagan, Remarks at Bitburg Air Base, May 5, 1985

  34. in: Geoffrey Hartman (ed.), Bitburg in Moral and Political Perspective (Indiana UP, 1986), 259-61
  35. President Richard von Weizsäcker, May 8, 1985 parliamentary speech

  36. in: Geoffrey Hartman (ed.), Bitburg in Moral and Political Perspective (Indiana UP, 1986), 262-73.
  37. The Troubled Emergence of an Idea

  38. Dirk Philipsen, We were the People: Voices from East Germany 1989 (Duke, 1993), 35-55
  39. Fear, Guilt, and Revenge

  40. John Borneman, After the Wall: East Meets West in the New Berlin (Basic Books, 1991), 150-73
  41. German Citizenship and Naturalization

  42. German Information Center, New York, Feb. 1993 and June 1999.
  43. T. Mehr and R. Sylvester, "The Stone-Thrower from Eisenhüttenstadt"

  44. Granta, 42(Winter 1992), 135-143.
  45. Theodor Adorno, Education after Auschwitz (1966 radio presentation)

  46. Modified translation based on Schreier and Heyl (eds.), Never Again! (1997), 1-8

    author: H. Marcuse