The library director Hans Ulrich Eberle has compiled more than four hundred objects for his most extensive exhibition so far. This mosaic does not just show the contours of a newspaper man. It provides an insight into the Württemberg journalism between 1920 and 1960 and Schairer's share in it. Upright journalistic walk: here he can be visited. >> read more

A young bookshop assistant named Josef Eberle offered a manuscript. I saw at once that he could do something that few writers can afford: the so-called little form. From then on, Tyll, which was Eberle's alias, was an employee of my "Sonntagszeitung". >> read more

If it had befallen him like GB Shaw to survive himself, then he would today be ninety years old, and the newspapers would bring articles about him: not because he Christoph Schrempf, but because he was ninety. At a very old age even uncomfortable contemporaries become venerable. >> read more

[StZ vom 31.12.1946] Professor Friedrich Wilhelm Förster, the well-known pedagogue and pacifist, had published an essay in the "Neue Zürcher Zeitung" in which he warned the Allies against trusting Germany and taking it into the circle of nations it has really seen its huge crime and regretted and morally improved ... >> read more

You ask me (a little curious, it seems to me), as it looked inside me during the Nazi era. Bad, I can tell you. I was torn in a back and forth between grief, shame and hatred ... >> read more

StZ from the 12.9.1995, from Werner Birkenmaier. Originally, the teacher's son wanted to become a pastor. Then he did his doctorate on the poet Schubart, turned his back on the church and became a journalist. In the war he was a wine representative and stationmaster, after the war editor of the "Stuttgarter Zeitung". >> read more

StZ from 15.2.1948. Suppose your mentally disturbed stepfather (whom you had long considered a genius) had murdered all members of a neighboring family except for one and set fire to their home. Would you not consider yourself obligated to be especially nice to those who remained, even if you did not like you? >> read more

There is a considerable number of Germans whose curriculum vitae and life's work have exemplary significance for the first half of this century. But for a few, the fabric of that time becomes so prominent and sharply visible as in Erich Schairer, who died in the year 1956 at the age of sixty-nine. >> read more