Re: Memories

May 10 2009 at 10:14 PM
John Peet (Former Reuters correspondent) 

Response to Memories


We have discussed this on this forum a few times over the years. I was an avid listener to all the socialist stations, and always looked forward to the books, magazines, records, pennants, etc.

Radio Berlin International was my favourate, and I even went to visit the station as a teenager. Loads more info about it, and a few Where Are They Now? snippets about the presenters on

Many of the Soviet republics also had their own English language stations. I remember Radio Vilnius, Radio Kiev, and Radio Tashkent.

At the age of 14, in the 70s, I wrote to Radio Hanoi - The Voice of Vietnam voluteering to join them in the fight. I got a reply back thanking me, and suggesting that campaigning for peace at home would be a much better idea.-JP

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