On 18 April 1946, the German periodical Die Zeit reflects on the roots and principles which should underpin the idea of European unification and criticises the way in which this ideal has been usurped by History’s despots.
On 21 May 1945, the Viennese weekly publication Die österreichische Furche criticises the formulaic nature of European activism in some countries and calls on Christians to assume their responsibilities to guarantee the economic and political future of Europe.
On 29 January 1954, the German daily newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung goes over the arguments put forward the previous day by Count Coudenhove-Kalergi when speaking to the Frankfurt Society for Trade and Sciences in support of European cultural unity.
On 27 September 1956, the French daily newspaper Le Monde reviews the speeches made by Robert Schuman, Joseph Bech and Konrad Adenauer at the Grandes Conférences Catholiques (Major Catholic Debates), held in Brussels the previous day.
In May 1934, Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, the founder and President of the Paneuropean Union, opens the inaugural session of the Paneuropean Congress in Vienna in the presence of the Austrian Chancellor, Engelbert Dollfuß.
In this interview recorded in 1971, Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, founder of the Paneuropean Union, considers the foundation of the movement in 1923 and refers specifically to the aims of its establishment, namely a common European policy as regards foreign affairs, defence and the economy. Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi also emphasises the influence of his father in the birth of the idea of a Paneuropean Movement.
In this interview recorded in 1971, Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, founder of the Paneuropean Union, considers his family history, his birth in Japan, his childhood in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and his secondary and university education in Vienna.