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Dear H-German members, The recent death of right-wing Austrian populist and Nazi apologist Jörg Haider passed without much fanfare on this side of the Atlantic. Given the ways in which his political career often projected questions and debates about the German and Austrian past into the political present, the editors thought that the following brief overview of reporting and analysis might prove a useful reference. Please note that the links below, while currently still in operation, may "expire" as the news organizations in question update their web sites. On behalf of the H-German editors, Paul Steege New York Times Obituary (11 October 2008): http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/12/world/europe/12haider.html?pagewanted=all Multiple articles from the Süddeutsche Zeitung: http://www.sueddeutsche.de/panorama/648/314546/bilder/ http://www.sueddeutsche.de/panorama/830/313734/text/ http://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/777/313683/text/ http://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/138/314039/text/ On Haider's image and legacy from Die Zeit: http://www.zeit.de/online/2008/42/haider-mythos http://www.zeit.de/online/2008/42/haider-erben On reactions in Kärnten to Haider's death, from the Neue Zürcher Zeitung (16 October 2008): http://www.nzz.ch/nachrichten/international/tod_und_verklaerung_im_lande_joerg_haiders_1.1113708.html Summary webpage from Die Presse (Vienna): http://diepresse.com/home/politik/innenpolitik/423709/package.do?jumpbox=true Summary webpage from Der Kurier (Vienna): http://www.kurier.at/aktuellethemen/haider/ The Jerusalem Post (19 October 2008) includes information on the funeral and media coverage: http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1222017576775&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull