Hannes Richter

Dear Readers,

Hannes Richter

Sometimes the past is replayed in the present, and the ambiguities of life are well buried beneath the obvious. It takes grave-diggers of a certain kind to uncover the hidden treasures. Frederic Morton is an expert at discovering repressed recollections and giving them form

Just in case you missed the coverage of the EU-US Summit in Vienna, you will find a short summary in this issue.

On the official front:
  * Austrians abroad! Don’t forget to cast your ballot for the parliamentary elections on October 1
  * Austria just opened its 27th Honorary Consulate in one of the most booming areas of the United States
  * an editor’s impending departure, and
  * the extraordinary achievements of an Austrian in the field of social housing and development.