Arrested by the Stasi on a Cold War East Berlin day trip

Todd Anton was arrested by the Stasi while on a day trip to East Berlin and gives a raw and powerful account of his arrest, interrogation and eventual release.

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We welcome Todd Anton to our Cold War Conversation.

  • note photo is illustrative only and is of an attempt to escape at the Checkpoint at Chausseestrasse in East Berlin in April of 1989.





“Life of Others” interrogation scene