66 - Religious laws and the dancing ban, Helmut Kohl and April's Film Club

In this episode - The old-fashioned religious law which could have you paying a hefty fine for dancing at Easter. We’ll be talking to journalist Ben Knight about how religion still affects German law.

In Destination Germany we travel to the Hall of Liberation that is a reminder of battles against the French emperor, Napoleon.

Our German of the Week is Helmut Kohl, the former chancellor who celebrated his 85th birthday this week. This man presided over the creation of the European Union and the reunification of Germany over his 16 years in office.

Malachi Ray Rempen will be joining us for April’s Film Club. Our film selection for this month: Downfall.

All that, plus the rest of the week’s news in brief