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Today: Cable Street 80

yesterday morning (tuesday 4th), 7.23-7.28am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 9.51pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by justin webb) includes …

Eighty years ago today, fascist leader Oswald Mosley and his Blackshirt followers planned a march in London’s East End, but were forced to abandon after Jewish residents joined forces with local communists to block the route at Cable Street. Reporter Zoe Conway has been to meet some of those still alive who took part in that day’s struggle.”

including contributions from …
• professor clive bloom, author of violent london, 2,000 years of riots rebels and revolts
beattie orwell, 99
max levitas, 101 (more…)

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Sunday: Cable Street 80

this morning (sunday 2nd), 7.38-7,46am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“It is 80 years since anti-fascist demonstrators took on the police and Oswald Mosley’s Black Shirts in the East End of London. Trevor Barnes reports on The Battle of Cable Street.”

including contributions from …
• historian david rosenberg, secretary of cable street 80
beattie orwell, 99
adrian cohen, chair of london jewish forum
• community worker julie begum
• community activist nisar ahmed
(see also http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-80dc-Cable-Street-an-incredible-sho… and http://battleofcablest80.squarespace.com/events/) (more…)

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