domenica ottobre 1, 2006
Una lettera di protesta (tradotta in inglese, e originariamente inviata al Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) è presente al sito sottocitato.
'' It is difficult to convey our shock, astonishment and dismay at the still barely believable news of the scandalous plan to sell the vast majority of the manuscript holdings -- some 3500 out of a total of 4200 volumes -- of the Badische Landesbibliothek in Karlsruhe in order to permit the house of Baden to pay off its debts and restore its last remaining residence at Salem. Other nations, for example, the United Kingdom, have found ways, through instruments such as the National Trust, to strike a balance between preservation and private property rights. '' [...]