Sources for 1968 in West Germany:

The following sources are based on the German History in Documents and Images (GHDI) project developed by the German Historical Institute (GHI), Washington, DC, subsection "Two Germanies (1961-89)", edited by Konrad Jarausch and Helga Welsh. A comprehensive GHI reference guide on "1968 in West Germany" (1997) by Philipp Gassert and Pavel Richter is also available online.

 

Documents:

  1. The Antiauthoritarian Manifesto of the Situationist Avant Garde
    (January 1961)
  2. "New Left" (October 4-5, 1962)
  3. Herbert Marcuse Denounces the Vietnam War (May 22, 1966)
  4. The "Sit-In" as a Means for Reforming the University (June 22, 1966)
  5. Socialist Democratic Student Association Flyer on the Death of Benno Ohnesorg (June 3, 1967)
  6. Rudi Dutschke Demands the Expropriation of the Springer Press Empire (July 10, 1967)
  7. Fourteen Intellectuals Condemn the Dutschke Assassination Attempt (April 19, 1969)
  8. Ulrike Meinhof Calls for a Move from Protest to Resistance (May 1968)
  9. Self-Characterization of Members of a Berlin Commune (October 7, 1968)
  10. Liberal Musings on the Character of the Generational Revolt (October 18, 1968)
  11. A Terrorist Call for “Building a Red Army” (June 5, 1970)
  12. West German States Declare Radicals Unfit for Public Service (January 28, 1972)
  13. A Radical Rethinks Terrorist Violence after the Murder of Federal Prosecutor Siegfried Buback (June 1977)
  14. Interview Rudi Dutschke, in: Günter Gaus, "Zur Person: Porträts in Frage und Antwort," (December 3, 1967, German)
  15. Interview Rainer Langhans, SWR 1 (Audio, January 20, 2008)
  16. Ute Kaetzel, "Die 68erinnen," Oral History Interviews (Excerpts)

 

Images:

  1. Meal in a Political Commune (1968)
  2. Rudi Dutschke at a Vietnam Congress (1968)
  3. Demonstration Following the Attempted Assassination of Rudi Dutschke (1968)
  4. Blockade of the Springer Publishing House in Hamburg (1968)
  5. “The Example of Angela Davis” (1972)
  6. Burial of RAF Members Baader, Ensslin, and Raspe (1977)
  7. "Wilde Zeiten," Photo Exhibition, Haus der Geschichte (2007/08)
  8. "'68 - Brennpunkt Berlin," Exhibition, Amerika Haus Berlin
  9. Exhibition "Politik, Pop und Afri-Cola. 68er Plakate," Deutsches Plakatmuseum im Museum Folkwang

 

Videos Online:

  1. Rudi Dutschke, "Was ist Revolution?":



  2. "Der Polizeistaatsbesuch" (1967): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  3. Schah Visit, June 2, 1967
  4. Ulrike Meinhof on Student Demonstrations, 1968
  5. Baader Meinhof, "In Love With Terror", Part I
  6. West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt on the Schleyer Kidnapping, 1977
  7. German News "Tagesschau" on the Schleyer Kidnapping: 1, 2
  8. Interview Juergen Schlotterer (BpB)
  9. Interview Gerd Moebius (Deutsche Geschichten)
  10. "1967: Der Sommer der 68er und die Folgen,"
    Discussion on ZDF Nachtstudio, August 26, 2007
  11. "'68 und die RAF: Eine romantische Affäre?,"
    Discussion on ZDF, Philosophisches Quartett, June 2, 2007
  12. "Vietnamkongress February 17-18, 1968"
  13. "1968 - Mythos und Wahrheit," ZDF History, March 2008
  14. "'68 - Befreier oder Zerstörer," Discussion, ZDF, April 17, 2008
  15. "Mai 1968: 40 Jahre danach - und nun?," Discussion between Daniel Cohn-Bendit and Ulrich Oevermann, University of Frankfurt (June 2, 2008)
  16. "Video-Interviews With Eye-Witness," BPB

 

Related Movies:

  1. May Spils, “Zur Sache, Schätzchen“ (1967)
  2. Alexander Kluge “Die Artisten in der Zirkuskuppel: ratlos” (1968)
  3. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, “Katzelmacher“ (1969)
  4. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, “Warum läuft Herr R. Amok?“ (BRD, 1969)
  5. Peter Zadek, "Ich bin ein Elefant, Madame" (1969)
  6. Margarethe von Trotta, "Die bleierne Zeit" (1981)
  7. Hans Weingartner, “Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei” [alias "The Edukators"] (2004)
  8. Achim Bornhak, "Das wilde Leben" (2007)
  9. Ron Holloway, "From Filmverlag der Autoren to New German Cinema," Focus on 1968 at 2008 Berlinale, in: KINO (August 24, 2008)

 

Documentaries:

  1. "Berlin, 2. Juni 1967" (1967)
  2. "Von der Revolte zur Revolution - oder: Warum die Revolution erst morgen stattfindet" (1968/69)
  3. "Ruhestörung" (1968)
  4. "Django und die Tradition" (1969)
  5. "Was tun? Ereignisse in Berlin 1968" (1969)
  6. "Was War Links?" (2003)

 

Related Websites:

  1. "Zeit der Ausserparlamentarischen Opposition (APO) und Endphase," Glasnost-Archive, Berlin
  2. "1968 - Schwerpunkt," (BpB)
  3. "Die 68er-Generation," Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, BPP, B22/23-2001
  4. 1968, Vorgeschichte und Konsequenzen (Lecture Series FU Berlin, 1988)
  5. Studentenbewegung (German Historical Museum)
  6. Kurzer Sommer, Lange Wirkung: Die 68er (Exhibition, Frankfurt)
  7. Ingo Cornils, "German Student Movement"-Webportal
  8. "The student revolt," Media '68-Project
  9. Konrad Heidkamp, "Der Soundtrack der Revolte. Von Hendrix bis Degenhardt: Die Musik der 68er war so vielstimmig wir ihr Protest," ZEIT Geschichte (9 min)
  10. "Die 68er-Bewegung und ihre Folgen" (Deutsche Geschichten)
  11. "1968: Mythos und Realität" (Welt Online)
  12. "Das Erbe der 1968er," Treffpunkt Europe, Deutsche Welle (January 25, 2008)
  13. TAZ Dossier, "Revolte und Liebe - Die 68er"
  14. ZDF History, "1968: Ein Jahr des Protests"
  15. "1968 - More than Just Peace and Love," Interview with Paul Hockenos, in: Deutsche Welle (May 3, 2008)
  16. Podcast, Hans-Martin Gauger, "Die Achtundsechziger Bewegung in Freiburg," Samstags-Uni - Zur Geschichte der Freiburger Universität(July 14, 2007)

 

Related Articles:

  1. Andrei S. Markovits, "The Minister and the Terrorist," in: Foreign Affairs (November/December 2001)
  2. Manfred Görtemaker, "1968," in: idem, "Kleine Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland" (Muenchen: Beck, 2002)
  3. Peter Borowsky, Grosse Koalition und Ausserparlamentarische Opposition (BPP, IfpB 258)
  4. Wolfgang Kraushaar, "Rudi Dutschke und der bewaffnete Kampf" (BpB)
  5. Gerd Koenen, "Thankmar, the Young Krahl," (Frankfurter Rundschau, February 3, 2005)
  6. TAZ, "Back to Rudi Dutschke's pram," Interview with Katharina Rutschky, Goetz Aly, (January 29, 2007), English version
  7. "Die Achtundsechziger Bewegung in Freiburg" Lecture, Hans-Martin Gauger (July 14, 2007)
  8. Götz Aly, "Papa und der Teutoterrorismus," Berliner Zeitung (January 29, 2008)
  9. Götz Aly, "Machtübernahme. Die Väter der 68er," Frankfurter Rundschau (January 30, 2008)
  10. "Hätten Sie Klar begnadigt?," Interview mit Bernhard Schlink, in: Cicero (February 2008)
  11. Peter Grottian, Wolf-Dieter Narr und Roland Roth, "Keinerlei Ähnlichkeit - Eine Erwiderung auf Götz Alys Essay 'Die Väter der 68er'," Frankfurter Rundschau (February 9, 2008)
  12. Ingo Cornils, "Successful Failure? The Impact of the German Student Movement on the Federal Republic of Germany"
  13. Geoffrey Kurtz, "Review of 'Power and the Idealists, Or, The Passion of Joschka Fischer and Its Aftermath', by Paul Berman"
  14. Reinhard Mohr, "Studentenrevolte: Ein Skandal, der die Republik veränderte," Spiegel Online (February 4, 2008)
  15. Felix Wemheuer, "Größer als Ché," Jungle World 7 (February 14, 2008)
  16. Matthias Matussek, "Dutschke, Goebbels und Co.," Spiegel Online (February 18, 2008)
  17. "1968 - Die Nackte Wahrheit," Süddeutsche Magazin (February 21, 2008)
  18. "Neubestimmung des Verhältnisses von Geist und Politik," Interview with Jürgen Kocka, in: Neue Gesellschaft: Frankfurter Hefte (March 2008)
  19. Albrecht von Lucke, "1968 oder Die Emanzipation des Bürgers," in: Neue Gesellschaft: Frankfurter Hefte (March 2008)
  20. Jörg Schönbohm, "Selbstbetrug einer Generation," in: Der Tagesspiegel (March 9, 2008)
  21. "Der Sündenstolz auf die eigene Geschichte," Interview with Norbert Frei, in: Freitag 12 (March 20, 2008)
  22. Special Issue "1968," Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte (APuZ 14-15/2008)
  23. Marcus Hawel and Gregor Kritidis, "1968 - 40 Years on," in: Goethe-Institute, Dossier 1968
  24. Claus Leggewie, "1968: A Defining Year in World Politics" in: Goethe-Institute, Dossier 1968
  25. Gaston Salvatore, "Lost in the Federal Republic: Scenes from Another Era," in: Goethe-Institute, Dossier 1968
  26. Gerd Langguth, "Dutschke and the '68' Movement in Germany," in: Goethe-Institute, Dossier 1968
  27. Wolfgang Kraushaar, "Joschka Fischer, a Phenomenon," in: Goethe-Institute, Dossier 1968
  28. "My 1968," in: Goethe-Institute, Dossier 1968
  29. "1968 in Art and Culture," in: Goethe-Institute, Dossier 1968
  30. Wolfgang Kraushaar, "Rudis Resterampe," UNICUM (April 2008)
  31. Ekkehart Krippendorff, "Mein Weg nach '68'," in: Neues Deutschland (April 2008)
  32. "A Revolutionary Who Shaped a Generation," SPIEGEL ONLINE (April 11, 2008)
  33. René Aguigah, Review Essay "Im Gewirr der Geschichte," in: Literaturen (05/08)
  34. Paul Hockenos, "The 1968 Debate in Germany," in: OpenDemocracy (May 2, 2008)
  35. Wolfgang Kraushaar, "Hannah Arendt und die Studentenbewegung," in: Eurozine (July 15, 2008)
  36. Heinz Bude, "Dutschke und Stauffenberg: Helden der Bundesrepublik," in: taz (July 18, 2008)
  37. Wolfgang Kraushaar, Interview, "Das 20. Jahrhundert ist vorüber," in: taz (July 25, 2008)
  38. Brigitte Schmitz-Kunkel, "Günter Wallraff: Berichte aus verborgenen Bezirken," in: Koelnische Rundschau (July 31, 2008)
  39. Special Issues "1968": Literaturkritik Part I (January 2008) / Part II (August 2008)
  40. Thomas Lackmann, "Jethro Tull und der Bourée-Orgasmus," in: Tagesspiegel (August 3, 2008)
  41. "Die 68er-Revolte hat eine Wächtergeneration hinterlassen," Interview with Peter Furth, in: FAZ (August 5, 2008)
  42. Wolfgang Kraushaar, "'Chile Si, Junta No!': Political Protests at the 1974 FIFA World Cup," in: EUROZINE (August 7, 2008)
  43. Special Issue, "Politische Jugendbewegungen 1967 - 1977 in der Provinz," in: Pro-Regio-Online 5 (2008)
  44. Sibylle Lewitscharoff, "So superverfolgt und supergeheim," in: Süddeutsche Zeitung (January 10, 2009)
  45. Otto Schily, "Ich vertraue der Jugend," in: Das Parlament (January 12, 2009)
  46. Gerhard Hanloser, "Der Mann neben Dutschke," in: Neues Deutschland (January 16, 2009)
  47. Uwe Walter, "Götz Aly, die sog. 68er und Herodot," in: FAZ (February 7, 2009)


Reviews:

  1. Jochen Strobel, "Aktualität oder Recycling? Neuerscheinungen zu '1968'," in: in: Literaturkritik (August 2008)
  2. Klaus Behnken, "Blöde Lämmer, schwarze Schafe," Review of Götz Aly's "Unser Kampf," in: Literaturkritik (August 2008)
  3. Luise Hirsch, "Hitlers Kinder," Review of Götz Aly's "Unser Kampf," in: Literaturkritik (August 2008)
  4. Walter Delabar, "Ansichten einer Kulturrevolution," Review of Exhibition "´68er und ihre Folgen," Frankfurt, in: Literaturkritik (August 2008)