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Show on DDR. Every 4th Thursday. Rashers Tierney & Beardy bring you a no fixed abode approach to the rinsing sound. Session mash ups to leave you flat upon your back. Send promos to hollerddr@gmail.com Look us up on Podcast Addict, iTunes, Stitcher or any of those other things you use to subscribe and you can add us straight to your Jiggerwatt.
 
Radio GDR. Life in the former East Germany holds an ongoing fascination for a lot of people. Join us as we learn more about the former East Germany. Radio German Democratic Republic is a podcast designed to educate and inform on the life and times of East Germany. Radio GDR is hosted by Anke Holst who grew up in the GDR and Shane Whaley, a Brit, who has had a lifelong fascination with East Germany.
 
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TRACKLISTING:Lard Free - Warinobaril [Finders Keepers]X_04 - Katharina Ernst [Ventil Records]Planete Sauvage - The Durian Brothers [Emotional Response]Klout (Sunun Remix) - Slikback [Byrd Out]On The Edge Of Unthought State - Katatonic Silento [Ilian Tape]Never The Right Time - Andy Stott [Modern Love]Berbeka (Flore Remix) - Azu Tiwaline [IOT Record…
 
This is the third and final part of Ralph Hänel’s story of his life in East Germany. In this episode, we hear his time in the Stasi prison in Cottbus which with its dark red brick façade was often referred to as the ‘Red Misery’. It’s a chilling insight into Stasi prison conditions and the brutality that the political prisoners endured from the oth…
 
In this episode of Radio GDR - the East Germany podcast, we are joined by Patrick Hoffmann, assistant director, pedagogue and historian at Borderland Museum Eichsfeld, one of the more than 20 museums along the former Inner German Border Founded in 1995, the museum sits at the border crossing point Duderstadt-Worbis, which is about 190 kilometers we…
 
Nathan Ogden was my guest on this episode of the LDs Life Podcast. He has been a guest back in October 2016. We discussed how he felt when his Wheelchair was stollen, what made him and his wife Heather start a charity called Chair the Hope. We also conversed about a bike ride he took from Mount Batcheler to LA. We did not specifically mention the p…
 
In this second part of Ralph Hänel’s story of his life in East Germany. We hear of Ralph’s arrest by the Stasi and subsequent interrogation for 10 months. Ralph describes in some detail the arrest and his early days of imprisonment. He also details the techniques used to try and make him break and the pressure the Stasi also put on his mother. It’s…
 
From being raised by a World War 2 veteran who spent time in a Soviet prison camp to having of view of the Berlin Wall from her apartment to meeting westerners like Celeste and her family who she finally visited in California after the wall fell, Adelheid has quite a story to tell!By Steve Minegar
 
We speak with author Giles Milton about his new book Checkmate in Berlin: The Cold War Showdown that Shaped the Modern World. In 1945 at the end of World War 2 the Soviet Red Army captured Berlin. For the next four years, a handful of charismatic but flawed individuals – British, American and Soviet – fought an intensely personal battle over the fu…
 
This episode is sponsored by MUBI, a curated streaming service with an ever-changing collection of hand-picked cinema. From new directors to award-winners. From everywhere on earth. Beautiful, interesting, incredible films — with a new one added every single day. Right now on MUBI, you can watch STATE FUNERAL, an astonishing archival vision of the …
 
We speak with author Tim Tate about his new book the Spy who was left out in the Cold: The Secret History of Agent Goleniewski Michal Goleniewski remains one of the most important, yet least known and most misunderstood spies of the Cold War. Even his death is shrouded in mystery and he has been written out of the history of Cold War espionage - un…
 
This episode of Radio GDR, the East Germany podcast, lives up to Paul Harvey's famous expression, "and now you know the rest of the story." In episode 24, Shane Whaley interviewed Eric Friedman who, as a 10-year old boy in 1988, accompanied his mother Celeste Barber, a teacher in the English Department at Santa Barbara City College in California, a…
 
Was bedeutet mobile Exklusion, wer ist davon betroffen und gibt es Lösungsvorschläge für inklusivere Konzepte? Zur Beantwortung dieser und weiterer Fragen haben wir uns mit Stephan Daubitz getroffen. Er arbeitet als wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der TU Berlin am Fachgebiet für „Integrierte Verkehrsplanung“ und beschäftigt sich schon seit Jahren…
 
Ralph Hänel tells some unique, strange and funny short stories about childhood and youth in East Germany. We talk about the experiences of his parents in the closing stages of World War 2, his schooling, and how he became a DJ, winning a trip to the Soviet Union. Ralph is a great raconteur with virtually endless stories about his life in East Germa…
 
A conversation with author Michael Wagg. In The Turning Season, he goes in search of hidden histories and footballing ghosts from before the fall of the Berlin Wall. He revisits the 14 clubs that made up the 1989 DDR-Oberliga, East Germany's top flight. From Aue in the Erzgebirge mountains to Rostock on the Baltic Sea, this quirky account of his wh…
 
Adrian Jones was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Irish Army in 1983. As a 23 year old officer he served in the United Nations Peacekeeping Force UNIFIL in Southern Lebanon from 1987 to 1988. The Irish battalion consisted of 580 personnel which were rotated every six months, plus almost 100 others in UNIFIL headquarters and the Force Mobile Rese…
 
On Part 2 of Dave Bresnahan. We talked about his conversion story. We also discussed a book he wrote for missionaries to teach investigators how to quit smoking. In fact, you might have used it to teach investigators how to stop smoking. Then we discussed his role in acting on murders among the Mormons. We also discussed what was like for him to be…
 
This podcast has been broken in to 2 parts. Part one consists of a conversation with Dave Bresnahan concerning his involvement in politics, owning a radio station, and also being an investigative journalist. We discuss his acting specifically him creating the movie Grandpa’s Crazy. If you want to know more about Dave Bresnahan, Visit, www.IMDb.me/D…
 
John Paul Kleiner chats with the author of Bowling for Communism: Urban Ingenuity at the End of East Germany. Andrew Demshuk. Bowling for Communism illuminates how civic life functioned in Leipzig, East Germany's second-largest city, on the eve of the 1989 revolution by exploring acts of "urban ingenuity" amid catastrophic urban decay. Andrew Demsh…
 
In August 1960, a Soviet colonel called Oleg Penkovsky contacted the West to offer to work as a 'soldier warrior for the free world. MI6 and the CIA ran Penkovsky jointly, in an operation that ran through the showdown over Berlin and the Cuban Missile Crisis. He provided crucial intelligence, including photographs of rocket manuals that helped Kenn…
 
On Todays Podcast, I discussed the article that was published in the Liahona Magazine on how to treat singles written by a single adult male named Jacob Call. I mentioned BYU TV working with the LGBT community and having LGBT Characters on some of there shows while working in partnership with Marble Media. I also discussed the removal of the record…
 
70 years ago today would have been the middle of a desperate battle by outnumbered British forces at the battle of the Imjin River in Korea. The Korean War was among the most destructive conflicts of the modern era, and one of the few times when the Cold War turned hot. There were approximately 3 million war fatalities and a larger proportional civ…
 
More monthly musical ammuniation and misfirings. Starting off in the sludge this month with an old one from that album length showdown between The Bug and Earth. Bit of a diversion then into some perscussive tribal and deep house sounds before reaching for the UKG and breaks. Things get murky with some grime and drill towards the end in a sea of da…
 
Wenn man euch fragt, was euch an Berlin als Stadt besonders gut gefällt – außer Partys und Bier am Maybachufer trinken – werden sicherlich viele antworten: Berlin ist so eine grüne Stadt. Die vielen Grünflächen machen nicht nur das Leben für uns Menschen komfortabler, sondern auch das der unbemerkten Bewohner der Stadt. Mehr als 20.000 Tier- und Pf…
 
On this podcast it does say “It is Saturday.” That is because I recorded it yesterday. But I didn’t have time to edit the podcast until today. I discussed what happened to me on my Vacation in Idaho and how it led to my discission to keep my Facebook account in spite of some things happening on Facebook. I also discuss some conference talks that st…
 
John Matisonn is a South African journalist who grew up in the suburbs in Johannesburg. In 1979 he was sentenced to jail for refusing to reveal his news sources. Matisonn describes life as a journalist in apartheid South Africa as well as his meetings with some of the key South African personalities of that period. He met with several South African…
 
John Paul Kleiner and Dr Ed Larkey return to Radio GDR/The East Germany Podcast for part 3 in our series on East German Pop Music. In 1971, East German leader Ulbricht is out and is replaced by Erich Honecker Our experts discuss how music listening in East Germany evolved and changed in the 1970s including The Red Woodstock Festival of Political So…
 
9.07 a.m., April 12, 1961. A top-secret rocket site in the USSR. A young Russian sits inside a tiny capsule on top of the Soviet Union’s most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile and blasts into the skies. His name is Yuri Gagarin. And he is about to make history. We speak with Stephen Walker author of “Beyond” a new book that tells the thri…
 
In this episode of Radio GDR East Germany podcast, Steve Minegar speaks with Dr. Claudia Sandberg. a film scholar and filmmaker at the University of Melbourne in Australia and a colleague of Katrin Bahr. Born in the GDR and raised watching DEFA films, Claudia’s research focuses on migration and mobility in European and Latin American film, Cold War…
 
In April 1966, a state-of-the-art Soviet aircraft, the Yak-28P crashed into the British Sector of West Berlin. This intelligence gift to the Allied forces resulted in a tense confrontation with the Soviet forces We speak with historian Bernd von Kostka of the Allied Museum in Berlin-Dahlem who has researched this story for his upcoming book Capital…
 
This podcast was recorded yesterday even though it was published today. That’s why I say it is Thursday April first. I discussed the BYU honor code, light up the Y, and my thoughts about it all. I also discussed President Uchtdorf donating money to Joe Bidens Campaign or at least a family member of his did. The links in the show notes are as follow…
 
We speak with Chris Summers who as a 22 year old was sent by his employers to East Germany in a Ford Escort to install British factory machinery. He provides us with interesting insights into life in the provinces of the GDR. Long term listeners of the podcast will recognise one of Chris’s colleagues was Tim, husband of Antje who was our guest in e…
 
Soviet Tours is a Berlin-based tour operator focussed on off-the-beaten-path destinations across the globe. Their core area, as the name suggests, lies mainly in and around the former USSR. From the mystic forests of Central Siberia to the austere peaks of the High Caucasus, from the scorching deserts of the Soviet Stans to the windswept steppes of…
 
The March edition of Holler blasts through bumpy house, UKG, DnB and Ragga Jungle, starting things off with acid drenched experimentation from Om Unit, dubby bliss from Calibre & DRS v Mark Erenestus, before ramping it up with the likes of Ruff Drivers, DC1 & Interplanetary Criminal. Feverous hardcore from ELLLL leads into a few choice Bassbin beas…
 
Our conversation with Rob Forsyth continues with his posting as a Lieutenant Commander or second in command to HMS Repulse, a Polaris nuclear missile. We hear in detail the challenges of command on these boats, their launch procedures and the conversations Rob had with his captain about the circumstances when they might refuse to launch the missile…
 
On today's episode of the East Germany Podcast, GDR Objectified's John Paul Kleiner and Shane Whaley chat with the Herr Helge Heidemayer, director of the Hohenschönhausen Memorial in Berlin. You will learn: 1) About Hohenschönhausen a) What was Hohenschönhausen? b) Who was incarcerated there? c) What was the prison’s place in the GDR justice system…
 
Today I interviewed Marshal and Michelle Moore. They are the new owners of the LDS Film Festival. We discussed Marshal’s conversion story to the LDS church. We also discussed a little bit of Michelle Moore’s childhood. We then talked how the Moore’s got accounted with Stephanie and Kels Goodman the former owners of the LDS Film Festival and then be…
 
Rob Forsyth joined the Submarine service in 1961. By March 1962 as a young officer, he joined HMS Auriga a 1945 vintage diesel submarine. Within 7 months the 22-year-old was loading live torpedoes and preparing for a war mission during the tense days of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Robs tell of many fascinating incidents in his career including under-…
 
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 East German authorities, the party, the free German youth organization struggled or worked to frame youth culture in a way that was appealing to East German, young people, but also delivered the desired ideological conten…
 
Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp was a protest camp established in 1981 to protest against the deployment of USAF controlled Ground Launched nuclear armed Cruise Missiles at RAF Greenham Common in Berkshire, England. On the eve of International Women’s’ Day 2021 I talk with Jan Castro-Fraser who chose to challenge the existence of nuclear weapons…
 
Gemeinschaftsgärten – Trend oder essentieller Teil des öffentlichen Raums? Gemeinschaftliches Gärtnern bedeutet für viele Menschen ein Stück Erholung vom Stress der Großstadt. In Berlin gibt es zahlreiche Projekte, die unterschiedliche soziale und ökologische Ansätze verfolgen. Neben Konzepten zur Selbstversorgung und der Lust am Gärtnern selbst st…
 
The events of 1949 in China reverberated across the world and throughout the rest of the century. That tumultuous year saw the dramatic collapse of Chiang Kai-shek's 'pro-Western' Nationalist government, overthrown by Mao Zedong and his communist armies, and the foundation of the People's Republic of China. I talk with author Graham Hutchings who h…
 
Janalee Tobias was my guest on this episode of the LDS Life Podcast. We discussed how she once again created controversy on Valentines day of this year by sharing an on-line petition to have Senator Mit Romney of Utah resign. We also referred to a devotional President Benson gave at BYU on April 12, 1977. He talked about the dangers of socialism an…
 
I paid a tribute to Rush Limbaugh. I discussed where I was when I first heard the Rush Limbaugh show. I talked about how I use to listen to Rush Limbaugh when I was 12 years old. Then I stopped listening to him for a long time after a while because he was nothing but a cheer leader for Republicans. But when Rush woke up and started calling Republic…
 
Acclaimed author and journalist Simon Kuper, has written The Happy Traitor, the story of British spy and Soviet Union double agent George Blake, the last major British traitor of the Cold War. In 1961, Blake was sentenced to forty-two years imprisonment – at the time, the longest sentence in modern British history. He had betrayed all the western s…
 
T'was the Soca Monarch competition in Trinidad last weekend. It made us think of better times. So this is a very #springfeelz version of Holler! Expect a rake of super slack bashment. Before things go full on road march with UK Funky and some of this year's power soca anthems!This one's for the whistle crew! Let's hear ya! TRACK LISTING:JOHN HOLT P…
 
Was haben Stadt und Gender miteinander zu tun? In dieser Folge geht es um die Frage, warum unsere Städte sehr männlich geprägt sind. Beleuchtet werden dabei die symbolische, die bauliche und die soziale Ebene. Wie können wir mit dem Erbe der männlich geprägten Stadt umgehen? Darüber hat Eva Kail, Stadtplanerin aus Wien, mit uns gesprochen. Die Antw…
 
Germany has been at the heart of the British Army's story since 1945. After the Second World War, the Army helped rebuild a devastated and divided nation. It provided protection during the Cold War, and later used Germany as a base from which to deploy troops across the world. Foe to Friend is a major exhibition at The National Army Museum in Londo…
 
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