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April 7, 2021

East Germany, Chile and DEFA’s “Hidden Films” with Dr. Claudia Sandbe…

In this episode of Radio GDR East Germany podcast, Steve Minegar speaks with Dr. Claudia Sandberg. a film scholar and filmmaker a…

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March 19, 2021

Interview with Helge Heidemayer, Director, Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Me…

On today's episode of the East Germany Podcast, GDR Objectified's John Paul Kleiner and Shane Whaley chat with the Herr Helge Hei…

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March 10, 2021

Politics and Pop Music in East Germany Part 2 (33)

In this episode, our hosts return to look at the broad theme of pop and politics in East Germany. 'So we're looking at ways that …

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Feb. 11, 2021

Why Communist East Germany's Interflug was an airline like no other w…

Today we chat with the author of Interflug - East Germany's airline, Sebastian Schmitz. This is the first book published in Engli…

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Jan. 19, 2021

East Germany in Mozambique: Private Photographs of a Forgotten Time w…

On this episode of Radio GDR the East Germany Podcast, Steve Minegar explores the lives of East Germans who, in the name of inter…

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Dec. 13, 2020

Visiting Family Behind the Iron Curtain - Journeys to Görlitz, East G…

I have always wondered what small-town life was like outside of Berlin in the GDR. In this episode of Radio GDR, Bill Blosen and …

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Dec. 8, 2020

My review of the new Amazon Explore Virtual Experience Tour - The inf…

East Germany Podcast Host Shane Whaley's Amazon Explore review of The infamous Berlin Wall: stories of the Death Strip and a divi…

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Nov. 13, 2020

My brother spied on us for the Stasi and how I survived life in an Ea…

In this episode, you will hear how Peter Keup's life was made a misery following his family's application for an exit visa. Peter…

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Oct. 23, 2020

A Journey Through the history of Rock and Pop Music of East Germany

In this episode of the East Germany Podcast - Radio GDR we go on a journey of Rock and Pop Music of East Germany. Our good frien…

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Oct. 10, 2020

A Beginners Guide to East German Movies and DEFA. (126)

Dedicated to the memory of Neil Tooley

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Oct. 2, 2020

Why I am Fascinated by East Germany and East German Fashion (25)

In this episode of the East Germany Podcast we ask Christine the podcaster behind the East German Fashion History Podcast , why s…

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Sept. 12, 2020

East Germany through the eyes of a 10 year old American boy (24)

In 1988, a reluctant 10 year old American boy, Eric Friedman moved to East Berlin. His father Frank was granted a Fulbright grant…

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Aug. 28, 2020

Why I Am Fascinated by East Germany With Anthony Russell (23)

In this episode of the East Germany Podcast, Shane Whaley is joined by Anthony Russell. Anthony shares with us what fascinates hi…

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Aug. 13, 2020

Cold War Conversations Podcast Co-Host - Why I am Fascinated by the G…

In this episode of the East Germany Podcast, Shane Whaley is joined by Cold War Conversations Podcast Co-Host James Chilcott. Ja…

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Aug. 1, 2020

East Germany and Chile with Steve Minegar (21)

In this episode of the Radio GDR Podcast, host Shane Whaley kicks off season 2 of the East Germany podcast chatting with listener…

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May 25, 2020

A quick update from Radio GDR - East Germany Podcast

Radio GDR Co-host Shane explains why there have been no episodes of late and why you should not unsubscribe because more episodes…

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March 29, 2020

Collecting East German Stamps (DDR) - The DDR Collectors Series

In this episode of the Radio GDR Podcast, Jordan Heyburn talks about his passion for collecting East German stamps. He also share…

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Feb. 16, 2020

The Story Behind the Checkpoint Charlie Virtual Reality Tour - Timeri…

On today's podcast, I bring you a conversation with Julian Herbig, who is the PR and Communications Manager at Timeride.de Julian…

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Feb. 2, 2020

East Germany Podcast listeners on why they are fascinated by the DDR.…

A Fly On the Wall Report from the Radio GDR Berlin Meetup. Listen in as we chat with listeners of the Radio GDR podcast in Berlin…

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Jan. 16, 2020

The Team They Love to Hate. Life as a Dynamo Berlin Supporter (16)

On this episode of Radio GDR, the podcast about East Germany, we talk to Steve Winkler about his life supporting the team they lo…

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Dec. 27, 2019

My Father Was An East German Spy. (15)

On Episode 15 of the Radio GDR Podcast, former Radio Berlin International employee Steve Winkler talks to us about life growing u…

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Nov. 26, 2019

Crossing into East Berlin through Checkpoint Charlie with Virtual Rea…

On Episode 14 of the Radio GDR Podcast, the world's only English language podcast about East Germany, host Shane Whaley gives you…

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Nov. 20, 2019

Working at Radio Berlin International 1988-90 with Steve Winkler (13)

On Episode 13 of the Radio GDR Podcast, the world's only English language podcast about East Germany, host Shane Whaley interview…

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