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The German Doctor

tonight (sunday 10th), 11.55pm-1.25, on bbc 2 tv (repeated from august 2017, and from march 2016 on bbc 4 tv)
the german doctor (2013) (in german and spanish, with english subtitles)

“In 1960, having adopted a new identity, Nazi war criminal Joseph Mengele found refuge in Patagonia where he befriended the family of 12-year-old Lilith. As the family struggle to re-open an inherited hotel in a community of expatriate and ethnic Germans, he offers his expertise in helping with what he considers Lilith’s stunted growth.
Meanwhile, the Israeli secret service is closing in.
Drama based on real events.


Newshour: Argentinians threatened

this evening (wednesday 6th), 9.51-9.55pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“Why have Argentina called off a friendly match against the Israeli national football team?

including report from …
• israeli reporter emmanuelle elbaz-phelps

Newshour: Nisman charge

yesterday evening (wednesday 27th), 9.20-9.24pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“Last night, an Argentine judge said that Alberto Nisman was murdered, and one of his aides has now been charged for being complicity in that killing.”

including interview with …
• argentine acacdemic celia szusterman

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 German Doctor

tomorrow evening (sunday 6th), 9.00-10.25pm, on bbc 4 tv
the german doctor (german and spanish, with english subtitles) (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…)

Newshour: Alberto Nisman 22/2/2015

this afternoon (sunday 22nd), 1.50-1.54pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“What impact is the Alberto Nisman case having on Argentine society?”

including interview with …
• sephardi chief rabbi isaac sacca
(if you missed it, available from 0:45:00 to 0:48:30 at or at

Today: Alberto Nisman 27/1/2015

this morning (tuesday 27th), 8.45-8.50am, on bbc radio 4
today includes …

“President Cristina Kirchner of Argentina has said she will disband Argentina’s intelligence service, after a prosecutor was found dead just hours before he was to make explosive allegations against her.
Alberto Nisman, 51, was found in his Buenos Aires home with a gunshot to  the head on January 18, the day before he was to go before a congressional  hearing to accuse Kirchner of obstructing his investigation into a 1994 bombing  at AMIA, a Jewish charities federation office.
Juan Mendez is United Nations special rapporteur on torture.”


Newshour: Alberto Nisman 24/1/2015

this afternoon (saturday 24th), 1.42-1.46pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107) (repeated from today, 7.44-7.48am, this morning, on bbc radio 4)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

Alberto Nisman update”

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter wyre davies
• sergio widder, director of the simon wiesenthal centre
• journalist and human rights campaigner horacio verbitsky
• political analyst rosenda fraga (more…)

Newshour: Alberto Nisman 22/1/2015

yesterday evening (22nd january), 9.35-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“Argentina dead prosecutor”

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter wyre davies
• terrorism expert thomas joscelyn (more…)

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