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Posts tagged ‘Auschwitz’

HMD: Mindu Hornick

this morning (sunday 27th), 8.11-8.16am, on bbc radio hereford & worcester
kate justice leads with …

“89-year-old • Mindu Hornick is one of the only remaining survivors of the Holocaust. At the age of 13, Mindu and her family were taken to Auschwitz. Only she and her sister survived.”

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HMD: Norfolk

this morning (sunday 27th), 8.11-8.23am, on bbc radio norfolk
anthony isaacs leads with …

Holocaust Memorial Day: Across Norfolk today, services of remembrance will be held to remember those who lost their lives during the genocide of the Holocaust in World War Two. In Great Yarmouth, a wreath will be laid by the mayor of the town council, Mary Coleman, She visited the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen alongside her husband and fellow councillor Barry Coleman.”

including interviews with …
mary coleman, mayor of great yarmouth
anna brady, norfolk ambassador for the holocaust education trust
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HMD: Oxfordshire

this morning (sunday 27th), 8.09-8.21am, on bbc radio oxfordshire (partly repeated on video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nGWH5pxN8A)
sophie law leads with …

Holocaust Memorial Day: I’ve invited 92-year-old Kenneth Appel from Oxfordshire to tell you his story. He was a kindertransport child, and found refuge from the Nazis here in the UK.”

including interviews with …
kenneth appel
john dunston. conductor of the oxfordshir choir
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Son of Saul (2015)

this evening (saturday 26th), 9.00-10.40pm, on bbc 4 tv
son of saul (2015) (winner of best foreign langauge oscar and cannes grand jury prize) (in german, hungarian, yiddish, russian, polish, french, greek, slovak, and hebrew) (with english subtitles)

1944 Auschwitz – Saul Auslander is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, a unit of concentration camp prisoners forced to work for the Germans as they exterminate their fellow prisoners.
One day Saul sees the body of a young child who he believes to be his own son, and he becomes obsessed with rescuing it from suffering the fate of the other murdered prisoners.”

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NR: Anne Frank

yesterday afternoon (friday 25th), 4.30-5.00pm, on cbbc tv
anne frank: a life in hiding (narrated by cbbc presenter nazia mogra) (children’s documentary, in the newsround specials series)

“This Newsround special explores the story of Anne Frank – a young, Jewish teenager forced to go into hiding with her family during the Holocaust. During her years hidden away in a secret annex above her father’s business, Anne kept a diary. Devastatingly, before the end of the war, the family’s worst fears were realised and their secret annex was discovered.”

including contributions from …
• stepsister eva schloss
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Today: Gustav Kleinmann’s diary

this morning (thursday 24th), 8.21-8.28am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb) includes …

“In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann and his son Fritz were taken from their homes by the Nazis and taken to the concentration camp at Buchenwald. When the father was told he was being transferred to Auschwitz and to near-certain death, the son decided to go with him … Gustav kept a secret diary throughout the concentration camps.”

including interview with …
jeremy dronfield, author of the boy who followed his father into auschwitz
• younger son kurt kleinmann
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HMD: Newsround Special

last monday afternoon (21st january), 4.30-5.00pm, on cbbc tv
holocaust: finding my family (narrated by anthony horowitz) (children’s documentary, in the newsround specials series)

“This is the week of Holocaust Memorial Day, when we remember the millions of people who were murdered in the Holocaust. The programme you’re about to watch is very sad, some of the scenes may be quite upsetting, but I think it’s important to remember what happened. and to remember all the people who died.”

including contributions from …
steven frank, theresienstadt survivor, born 1935, son of amsterdam lawyer and resistance member leonard frank
• granddaughter maggie frank, 14
• amsterdam historian philip
• auschwitz historian agnieszka
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