for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

BBC: Harold Abrahams

yesterday evening (thursday 14th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated 10.30 pm, saturday 23rd)
bbc: the secret files: epsiode 2 includes …

“By 1935 Harold Abrahams was the BBC’s most respected athletics commentator. This presented the Corporation with a dilemma: should they send him to cover the Berlin Olympics the following year? The problem? Abrahams was Jewish. He was quite willing to go, but felt it would be safer for him to travel as an official BBC representative rather than as a private individual.”

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