All the week before the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, scheduled for Saturday, November 9, Europe 1 makes you relive history through an unusual retrospective: "Behind the Wall". The opportunity to relive the Cold War told through the archives of Europe 1, rich of 500 sound clips captured by the pickups of Europe 1 between 1955 and 1989 and which made history.
Five episodes are broadcast throughout the week between 19:30 and 20h in Nathalie Levy's Big Evening Diary, guided by the passionate comments of Sophie Larmoyer and Didier François and produced and directed by Sébastien Guidis with the documentation and archives department. Europe 1.
The fourth episode, titled "Citizens Stand Up" aired on Wednesday. With the rich archives of Europe 1, relive the beginning of the end, with the many citizen challenges and uprisings that will lead to relaxation. From anti-Vietnam demonstrations to the uprisings in Czechoslovakia (Prague Spring), Poland (the Gdansk workers' strikes, the emergence of Solidarnosc and Lech Walesa) and the role of intellectuals, scientists and artists, with dissident Solzhenitsyn or the critical communist Yves Montand.
The other episodes:
- Friday: "The fall"
- Monday: "Two blocks face-to-face" (already broadcast)
- Tuesday: "Rockets and missiles (already released)
- Wednesday: "The off-center confrontation" (already broadcast)
Replay episodes of "Behind the Wall" on Sybel
You can listen to the full episode of the day and all those of the week on Sybel, by clicking here: https://link.sybel.co/Zm7x