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Today: Ron Jones

this morning (tuesday 31st), 7.42-7.47am, on bbc radio 4 on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

Ron Jones from Newport is still selling poppies for The Royal British Legion at the age of 100. He tells us about his life and why he is so committed to his job, in a story which starts with his imprisonment at Auschwitz concentration camp.”



Auschwitz tailors

this morning (monday 2nd), 10.12-10.18am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey) includes …

“The dress historian • Lucy Adlington has written a novel for young adults entitled ‘Red Ribbon‘.
It is inspired by the real female prisoners who worked in the tailoring studio at camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
They were tasked with making stylish clothes for Hedwig Hoss, the wife of the Nazi commander, as well as the wives of other male officers.”


Frankfurt war crimes trials

this morning (monday 28th), 12.20-12.29am, on bbc world service radio
the history hour (presented by max pearson) includes …

“When Germany put Nazis on trial: • Gerhard Wiese, a junior prosecutor at the Frankfurt war crimes trials, is interviewed by • Lucy Burns


Parkinson: Bronowski

yesterday evening (wednesday 14th), 10.15-11.20pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from 8th february 1974 on bbc 1) (now in the bbc 4 talk collection,
parkinson: dr jacob bronowski

Michael Parkinson‘s guest, in 1974, was Dr Jacob Bronowski, presenter and writer of the 1973 documentary series, The Ascent of Man.
Dr Bronowski shares his first impressions on arriving in England in the 1920s, his memories of filming at Auschwitz, his thoughts on science and his broader philosophy of life, in a truly compelling interview.”


Eva Kor

last tuesday afternoon (21st march), 3.00-3.30pm, on bbc radio 4
counterpoint (presented by josie long) (in the short cuts series) concludes with …

“… the holocaust survivor who’s dedicated her life to talking to those who hurt her …”

including narrative by …
• mengele survivor Eva Kor
(see also (more…)

Schindler’s List

this morning (saturday 4th), 10.30-11.00am, on bbc radio 4
schindler’s list (in the and the academy award goes to series) (presented by paul gambaccini)

“With 12 nominations in 1993, the film won 7 Oscars, including cinematography for • Janusz Kaminski, and art direction for • Allan Starski, who recall their confrontations with the evils that happened in their homeland, whilst shooting the movie.
Rena Finder was just 10 years old when she first came into contact with Oskar Schindler: ‘He would put his hand on my head and ask me, how are you little one?’


HMD: Guernsey

last friday morning (27th january), 9.43-9.59am, 10.11-10.35am, 10.38-10.46am, and 12.46-12.57pm, on bbc radio guernsey
jenny kendall-tobias leads with …

“The JKT show marks Holocaust Memorial Day

including interviews with …
jonathan arkush, president of the board of deputies
• guernsey and cambridge historian gilly carr
• survivor hannah lewis
karen pollock, chief executive of the holocaust educational trust (more…)

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