David Binder Newsletters

Fellowship Years: 1957 – 1960

Fellowship Area(s): Germany

Stubborn City: First Impressions

No More Nationalism: Giessen’s Primary Schools

Unbuttoning the Strait-Jacket: Giessen’s High Schools

The Gothic Labyrinth: Giessen’s Other Schools

Eberhard The Incorrigible: An Educational Tale

Church Freedom and a Free Church: Giessen’s Lutherans. Part I

Church Freedom and a Free Church: Giessen’s Lutherans. Part II

When in Giessen do as the Romans: The City’s Catholics. Part I

The Motorized Minority: Giessen’s Catholics. Part II

Birth, Death and Regeneration: Giessen’s University, 1607-1700

Birth, Death and Regeneration: Giessen University, 1700-1815

Birth, Death and Regeneration: Giessen University, 1815-1907

Birth, Death and Regeneration: Giessen University, 1907-1945

Birth, Death and Regeneration: Giessen University, 1945-1957

A Wurst in Every Icebox: The 1957 German Election

Driven to the Wall: A Northern Interlude

“Fifty-fifty”: (Part I) Election in District 133

Hegel in the Last Chance Bar: Election, Part II

Hairbreadth Hans: Election, Part III

Refugees and a Refuge, Part I

Spaniels and St. Bernards: Refugees, Part II

Five Times Christmas

Sunday Drivers, Sunday Hunters

Saintly and Secular: Cologne’s Carnival, I

The Imitation Fool: Carnival II

The Gilded Style: Carnival, III

The Neutral Devil: Germany’s Dilemma I

Security versus Unity: Germany’s Dilemma II

Fatherless Fatherland: A Glimpse of the Future

Four Conceits

Giessen’s Jews

The Fire-worshippers and the Silent Burghers

The Rabbit Cage, and Some Survivors

The Little Sausages

Beer and Freedom

Two Friends

Censors are Self-conscious

Leipzig Chronicle I – Dream and Reality

Leipzig Chronicle II – The Nervous Ones

Leipzig Chronicle III – Go East, Young Man

Leipzig Chronicle IV- The Constructive Moral

Stalin Foundry: The House That Joe Built

Stalinstadt: City of (the fallen) God

A Pilgrimage: Weimar and Buchenwald

A Pilgrimage (Part II)

I want some seafood, Mama-Rostock’s Fish Factory

“The Advantage of Socialism” Rostock’s New Harbor

The Red Banner Farm

Proletarian Prep Schools

My Three Communists

Foreign Corresponding

About the Author

Berlin correspondent. London Daily Mail 1960; Correspondent, New York Times, 1961-2004