Carmen Thomas became famous 50 years ago when she was the first woman to enter the ZDFgym directed and then the WDR radio broadcast Hello OB truck took over. For two decades. The OB van stopped in a different city in North Rhine-Westphalia every week, Thomas addressed passers-by on current topics and broadcast everything live. The 76-year-old appeared in the café of a tennis club in Cologne for an interview. When the young landlord immediately offers her the “Du” because he is the older one, she happily praises him for his fearlessness.