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Newshour: Anne Frank

yesterday afternoon (saturday 17th), 2.46-2.51pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

Anne Frank experts cast doubt on the widely held belief her family was informed upon

including interview with …
• researcher gertjan broek
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Today: Anne Frank poem

this morning (wednesday 23rd), 8.47-8.50am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and john humphrys) includes …

“An ‘extremely rare’ handwritten poem by Anne Frank is going under the hammer in the Netherlands today.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter anna holligan
• auctioneer thys blankevoort
• historian david barnouw
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Newsday: Anne Frank poem

this morning (wednesday 23rd), 5.24-5.28am, on bbc world service radio
newsday includes …

Anne Frank’s bestie sells rare poem:
Newsday’s David Whitty talks to Anne Frank’s best friend Jacqueline van Maarsen after she put a poem, written by the teenager just before she and her family went into hiding from the Nazis, up for auction.”
“People didn’t talk about Jews at that moment, any more – it was quite, the indifference of the Dutch people was for me very painful.”


Horse Chestnut

yesterday evening (monday 18th), 10.45-11.00pm, on bbc radio 3
horse chestnut (presented by professor fiona stafford) (1st of 5 episodes of the 3rd series of the meaning of trees) (in the the essay series)

“… Its conkers and majestic presence will always endear it to us and this was enough for Anne Frank, who also succumbed to its charms, writing about a horse chestnut tree in the centre of Amsterdam, thus also a symbol of hope, of escape and of one day, a return to normality.”


Buddy Elias

yesterday evening (sunday 26th), 8.30-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Buddy Elias, Anne Frank’s cousin and the president of the trust which managed her literary legacy.”

including contribution from …
yves kugelmann, of the anne frank foundation (more…)

Keeping the memory alive

this morning (tuesday 27th), 11.00-11.30am, on bbc radio 4
anne frank’s trees: keeping the memory alive (bbc “documentary of the week”)
includes interviews with …
• auschwitz survivor freddie knoller (vienna, 1921)
gillian walms of anne frank trust uk
• kindertransport child ernest simon (eisenstadt, 1930)
• london guide david rosenberg,who talks about szmul zygielbojm
olivia marks-woldman, chief executive of the holcaust memorial day trust uk
aviva trupp, holocaust survivor centre manager
kim strickson and chris squires, of the kiklees buttons collection
karen pollock, chief executive of the holocaust educational trust (more…)

Eva Schloss: Private Passions

sunday afternoon (15th june), 12.00-1.00pm, on bbc radio 3
private passions: eva schloss (more…)

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