Yiddish Radio Project: 'Reunion'
All Things Considered, May 21, 2002 · In 1947, a radio program called Reunion debuted. The first broadcast features the heart-wrenching story of Siegbert Freiberg, and a surprise on-air reconnecting of Freiberg with his father.
Carol, who listens to KPCC in Southern California.
"Even now, thinking about [this story] makes my eyes water. Listening to it [at the time], I was in rush hour traffic, which is not the time to cry because you are following the car in front of you so closely [and] tears really distort the real distance."