for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Tunes for tyrants (1/3)

yesterday evening (monday 2nd), 9.38-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv
revolution (presented by suzy klein) (1st of 3 episodes of the tunes for tyrants: music and power series) concludes with …

Suzy Klein … uncovers the dark politics behind Mack the Knife and probes the satirical songs which tried to puncture the rise of the Nazis. Finally, she tells the story of the infamous Horst Wessel song, which helped bring Hitler to power.”

(if you missed it, available from 0:37:45 to 0:59:00 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b097f2gv/tunes-for-tyrants-music-and-power-with-suzy-klein-series-1-1-revolution)

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