Episode 17 – Curtain in Tatters

Greetings Comrades! Our episode about 1989 in the eastern bloc is out! Within: Baltic Way, interview about the Berlin Wall, soap operas, revolutions and more. As today is the largest Latvian national celebration of the year, I can’t provide more explanations right now, I have to jump over a fire, while drinking a beer! Līgo!

Pictures for today’s episode:

These are from the Baltic Way. They might seem naive and too optimistic, but…we were like this at the time. And we’re proud of it!

Fenomens-Baltijas-cels-8 - Copy





And this is one of my sources, the Soviet Youth newspaper of the November 7th, 1989.

Soviet Youth magazine

Thank you for listening, I hope you’ll enjoy the show and…await our special episode.

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1 Comment on Episode 17 – Curtain in Tatters

  1. Curonian, good morning from the far South America!

    Actually Slavegirl Isaura is a pretty accurate translation from the original name (Slave Isaura/Escrava Isaura): it was a brazillian soup opera that aired here on the 70’s an was a huge hit, having re-runs to this day.

    But we actually don’t speak spanish here, we speak portuguese. So here’s some info from far beyond the border.

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