Berlin Stories: The Inaugural Episode

Berlin Stories has expanded into a one-hour magazine show that explores local life and culture in Berlin.

The former Jewish Girl's School in Mitte is set to be reopen this year. i i

The former Jewish Girl's School in Mitte is set to be reopen this year. Elizabeth Skaaden hide caption

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The former Jewish Girl's School in Mitte is set to be reopen this year.

The former Jewish Girl's School in Mitte is set to be reopen this year.

Elizabeth Skaaden

In the inaugural episode, hosts Anna Winger and Gisela Williams discuss the Euro debt crisis with former US Ambassador John Kornblum, explore the legacy and future of the former Jewish Girl's School in Mitte, and visit a Vietnamese market in Marzahn.

Finishing out the hour, they speak with Christopher Lauer, a leader of the Pirate Party, at the Berlin House of Representatives, and talk with two expat writers, Helen DeWitt and Priya Basil, about what inspires them in the city.

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