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Posts tagged ‘Adolf Eichmann’

Newshour: Rafi Eitan dies

this afternoon (sunday 24th), 1.20-1.29pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“You may not know the name Rafi Eitan, but you’ll almost certainly remember his most famous achievement, the daring operation he led in 1960 to snatch the fugitive Nazi Adolf Eichmann from Argentina and smuggle him back to Israel for trial and then hanging. Eitan, who’s died in Tel Aviv at the age of 92, became one of Israel’s most renowned agents.”

including contributions from …

• former bbc reporter gavin esler

• israeli filmmaker duki dror director of ‘inside the mossad


MN: Rafi Eitan dies

this morning (sunday 24th), 12.20-12.21am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news includes …

“The Israeli intelligence agent who led the operation to capture the Nazi fugitive Adolf Eichmann has died. Rafi Eitan, who was 92, was described by Israel’s prime minister as ‘one of the heroes of the country’s intelligence service’.”

including report from  … 

• bbc reporter nicholas rocha

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HH: Adolf Eichmann

this evening (sunday 10th), 10.30-10.39pm, on bbc world service radio
adolf eichmann’s execution (presented by max pearson) (in the the history hour series)
including interview of investigator and auschwitz survivor • michael goldmann-gilead by • louise hidalgo

Argentina’s Nazi find

this afternoon (friday 23rd), 12.16-12.24pm (repeated 6.16pm), on bbc world service radio
the fifth floor (presented by david amano) includes …

Argentina’s Nazi find

including contribution from …
• reporter valeria perasso (more…)

The Eichmann tapes

last sunday (7th june), 8.05-8.19pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
the history hour (presented by max pearson) leads with …

The Eichmann tapes: Dutch collaborator and SS lieutenant Willem Sassen had interviewed Eichmann for hours at his home in Argentina about the final solution … His daughter Saskia Sassen remembers Eichmann’s sons bursting into their house demanding to know where their father was.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter louise hidalgo
• daughter, professor saskia sassen
• historian uki goni (more…)

The Roots of Extremism

tomorrow evening (monday 17th), 8.00-8.30pm, on bbc radio 4
the roots of extremism

“What drives people to exterminate others? The historian Daniel Pick reveals the story of an extraordinary project which aimed to unearth persecution’s roots, from witch-hunts to the Holocaust and beyond. (more…)

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