This story took place in Paris, during the France occupation by the Nazis,when Petain was the head of France. A French presenter during the programm "Quart d'heure d'imprévu" wanted to put an Edith Piaf record. He was mistaken in choosing the side of the record. The listenners could listen during few seconds a very famous song of the moment "Hitler, je l'ai dans le blair je ne peux pas le renifler". We could translate that by "Hitler, is in my beak. I can't stick him" !!
Designed by Henry Bernard, it stands in a 4 hectares field. The works begann in 1952 and employed about 500 personns.This building is famous in France for its shape. In fact, it's a circle : many trapezoids turning around a tower. Trapezoids studios help to record sounds. It was inaugurated by the general De Gaulle on the 14th december, 1963. At its beginning, it was the head of ORTF (for broadcasting French radio and TV). Now, public radios still stay some . Everyday, 4500 personns come working in the "maison de la radio". You can assist some public programms (go to the list) or concerst. In the "maison de la radio" stood a museum too.