Tour the deep dark world of the East German state security agency, known as Stasi
- Uniquely powerful at spying on its citizens, until the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
- the Stasi masterminded a system of surveillance & psychological pressure
- that kept the country under control for decades
Hubertus Knabe studies the Stasi
- and was spied on by them.
- He shares stunning details from the fall of a surveillance state,
- and shows how easy it was for neighbor to turn on neighbor