Checkmate in Berlin
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1141 , Segment 2
Episode: An Extraordinary Escape Beneath the Berlin Wall
- Aug 20, 2021 6:00 pm
- 15:58 mins
Stories of leaders, soldiers, and spies in the brewing atmosphere of a divided Berlin set the scene for the opening of the Cold War. The human drama of intense rivalry and the astonishing success of the Berlin airlift divides the world in two as the Cold War alliances solidify. Guest: Giles Milton, author of "Checkmate In Berlin: The Cold War Showdown That Shaped the World"