February 5, marks the 30th anniversary of the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Chris Gueffroy, the last person shot trying to cross the Berlin Wall. We spoke to Axel Klausmeier, director of the Berlin Wall Foundation, to find out more.
Last Summer, KCRW Berlin Visting Talent Valida visited our studio and brought a couple of friends along. Listen to Valida’s conversations with Jazzanova and Kutmah, as well as exclusive mixes by both, right here.
On Jan. 28, Chancellor Merkel received the prestigious Fulbright Prize for furthering international understanding, She took the opportunity to address the importance of opposing populism and nationalism.