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Posts tagged ‘Bergen-Belsen’

Photography: Bergen-Belsen

last wednesday evening (20th september), 11.00pm-12.00, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from monday 13th march)
britain in focus: a photographic history (2nd of 3 episodes) (presented by eamonn mccabe) concludes with …

“… shocking images of Bergen-Belsen



Rita Goldberg

last friday (27th january), on bbc radio 5 live
the daily interview (presented by emma barnett) (18 minutes)

“Harvard lecturer Rita Goldberg tells how her mother, Hilde Jacobsthal, survived the Holocaust, about her godfather Otto Frank, and about overcoming “second generational” trauma.”


HMD: Susan Pollack

this morning (sunday 22nd), 11.37-11.57am, on bbc radio scotland
sunday morning with … (presented by cathy macdonald) concludes with …

“This Friday marks Holocaust Memorial Day.
Cathy speaks to • Susan Pollack who retells her powerful personal story of survival in the concentration camps of the Second World War.”

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Zuzana Ruzickova

yesterday morning (monday 19th), 8.24-8.29am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated at 9.20pm, friday 23ed december, in newshour, on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by nick robinson ) includes …

Zuzana Ruzickova survived three concentration camps during the Second World War, including Auschwitz, and went on to become one of the world’s leading harpsichordists.
BBC’s arts correspondent Rebecca Jones has been to Ms Rusickova’s home in Prague to meet her.”


Thought for the day: Chief Rabbi

last friday morning (3rd july), on bbc radio 4
thought for the day for the 70th anniversary of the relief of bergen-belsen with chief rabbi ephraim mirvis (part of the today programme) (more…)

HARDtalk: Susan Pollack

this morning (friday 3rd), 3.05-3.30am (repeated 10.05-10.30pm), on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
hardtalk: holocaust survivor susan pollack

Zeinab Badawi talks to British Holocaust survivor Susan Pollack who lost 50 members of her family, including her parents, in Nazi camps.
She recently gave evidence at the trial in Germany of former SS guard Oskar Groning, who is charged with complicity in the murder of 300,000 Jews. He is now 93 years old.
She says she cannot forgive him and welcomes the trial. What purpose can it serve today?


The Queen at Bergen-Belsen

this afternoon (friday 26th), on bbc television
bbc news (presented by nicholas witchell) includes …

Queen Elizabeth at Bergen-Belsen: ‘It’s difficult to imagine’.”

including contributions from …
• interrogator, captain eric melrose brown
• survivor anita lasker-wallfisch (more…)

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