Welcome back, everyone! I hope you had a good summer. I know I certainly did. I was in Germany, studying the language. I was a student of a program affiliated with, but not run by, Washington University.
In Germany, every author is guaranteed a copyright on any works they publish for 70 years after their death. Thus, the copyright of Adolf Hitler’s autobiography, “Mein Kampf,” is due to expire in 2015, 70 years after the Nazi leader committed suicide in Berlin at the end of World War II.
German Ambassador to the United States Dr. Klaus Scharioth spoke on the Washington University campus on Monday in a discussion titled “After the U.S. Elections: A New Transatlantic Agenda?”