In the hour-long premiere of "Common Ground", host Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is joined by a panel made up of Berlin politicians Sawsan Chebli and Christian Gräff, "Der Alte Ami" - DJ Rik de Lisle, and Maxim Gorki Theater Director Shermin Langhoff to discuss "who is a REAL Berliner?"
Show Broadcast Sept. 10, 2020: “Who is a real Berliner?”
John F. Kennedy’s “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech was embraced by an overwhelming majority of city residents nearly six decades ago. But these days, there’s a lot of disagreement over who gets to call themselves a Berliner as the German capital rapidly evolves into an international city with immigrants from around the globe.
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