Episode 2 - The fall of Berlin Wall and Angie at the sauna

After having delved into her origins in the previous episode, Emilia moves on to investigate what Angela was up to in her late 20s and her early 30s. We find out how Miss Angela Kasner became Mrs Angela Merkel and how she cleverly managed to avoid working for the Stasi. We discover where she was when the Berlin Wall was being torn down and what she did after such an event so pivotal in Germany’s history.

The guests featured in this episode are:

  • Joyce Mushaben, political scientist, former Professor at Georgetown University and author of “Becoming Madam Chancellor: Angela Merkel and the Berlin Republic”.
  • Michael Schindhelm, filmmaker, curator and former colleague of Angela Merkel at a laboratory in East Germany.
  • Rainer Eppelmann, politician, former DDR Minister and CDU member.
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My question to Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel, Europe’s most influential personality in the 21st century is getting ready to give up power. Emilia, Berlin correspondent for a European media company, has been selected to take part in a panel of journalists and will ask Merkel one question. But which question? She proceeds with an investigation and interviews to find THE exact right question.

My question to Angela Merkel European is a documentary podcast. The journalistic research relies on exclusive testimonies coming from several European personalities (Alexis Tsipras, François Hollande, Jean Claude Juncker, etc). A smaller fictional picture is created to present a greater factual history.

This exclusive Europod series is composed of 10 episodes, that will be released prior to the end of the term of Angela Merkel as German Chancellor.

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