This special edition is brought to you in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut in Washington, D.C. and the Bear Storytelling event. These true, personal stories were recorded live at “The Eve of the Champs” on June 19, 2020 at Pfefferberg Haus 13.
This month, we revisit a show that aired at the end of 2019. The three true, personal stories you’ll hear were first broadcast on KCRW Berlin last December. The theme of the evening was paper and the extraordinary memories such an ordinary material can spark.
German Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner is meeting today with meat industry representatives to discuss pricing, animal welfare and working conditions in the wake of several COVID-19 outbreaks in German meat-processing plants.
In today’s Wednesday 3 p.m., we travel back to pre-pandemic times. Monika Müller-Kroll shares an awkward encounter with an old man in her essay “Photograph.” This piece originally aired on August 7, 2019.