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 fifth and final episode, entitled "The Fall" was broadcast on Friday. We reach the decisive year of 1989, which begins with the election of Gorbachev and will lead to the end of the Iron Curtain. This is also the time of the first free elections in Poland, the first frontiers that open in the Eastern bloc and let more and more people to the West ... The wall finally opens on the night of 9 November 1989.
The other episodes:
- Monday: "Two blocks face-to-face" (already broadcast)
- Tuesday: "Rockets and missiles (already released)
- Wednesday: "The off-center confrontation" (already broadcast)
- Thursday: "The citizens get up" (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