This podcast—led and produced by Karl Hirt—examines our tour of the BlackBox Cold War exhibition at the Berliner Forum für Geschichte und Gegenwart. According to curator Dr. Jürgen Reiche, “The exhibition BlackBox Cold War depicts the division of Germany and Berlin in the context of the international block confrontation at the historic site of the 1961 tank confrontation.”
Karl Hirt comes from Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, and is a sophomore at Colorado College. He is currently undeclared, but plans to major in German and Economics. At Colorado College, he is a member of the Nordic Ski team, and in his free time, he also enjoys camping and bike touring, and boxing.
Joining Karl in his discussion are Caroline Olin—a Highland Park, IL native and senior at Colorado College majoring in Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies, and minoring in Feminist and Gender Studies, and Britta Lam—a Hong Kong native who hopes to double major in German and Environmental Science.