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Posts tagged ‘Bergen-Belsen’

PM: Anne Frank 90

yesterday evening (wednesday 12th), 5.52-5.58pm, on bbc radio 4 

pm concludes with …

“Danny Finkelstein’s mother Mirjam Finkelstein knew Anne Frank as a child in Amsterdam, and knew her at the Belsen concentration camp, where Anne died.”

including interview with …

• journalist and politician daniel finkelstein


BOTW: Anne Frank

every morning this week (monday 27th to friday 31st), 9.45-10.00am (repeated 12.30am), on bbc radio 4

the diary of a young girl (read by georgia groome, with reminiscences from • eva schloss)

Anne Frank would have been 90 this year. Her family had fled from Germany to Holland hoping to escape the Nazi’s persecution of the Jews. On her thirteenth birthday, June 12th 1942, she was given a red chequered diary. When the family went into hiding less than a month later, Anne took her diary with her addressing each entry to Dear Kitty, the confidant and friend she so craved while shut up in the secret annexe above her father’s business premises.


P4t: Goldberg 8/4/2019

yesterday morning (monday 8th), 5.48-5.50am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi alex goldberg

“A sibling is born to share adversity.”


JV: Holocaust denial

yesterday afternoon (monday 28th), 1.36-1.47pm and 1.50-1.56pm, on bbc radio 2
jeremy vine (phone-in programme, with guest • laurence rees, historian, author of the holocaust: a new history (2017)) concludes with …

Holocaust denial


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

HMD: House of Commons

last thursday afternon (24th january), 12.48-3.28pm, on bbc parliament tv (repeated in separate programme, 8.00am-10.42am on sunday 27th january)
house of commons 24/1/2019 includes …

Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

speeches by …
Ian Austin (Lab)
Peter Bottomley (C)
Joan Ryan (Lab)
Stephen Crabb (C)
John Mann (Lab)
Andrew Percy (C)
Luciana Berger (Lab)
Theresa Villiers (C)
Jessica Morden (Lab)
Fiona Bruce (C)
Carolyn Harris (Lab)
Gillian Keegan (C)
Chi Onwurah (Lab)
Bob Stewart (C)
Lisa Cameron (SNP)
Bob Blackman (C)
Lyn Brown (Lab)
Stephen Kerr (C)
Jamie Stone (LD)
Matthew Offord (C)
Pat McFadden (Lab)
Ian Paisley (DUP)
Liz McInnes (Lab)
David Linden (SNP)
Peter Grant (SNP)
Jim Shannon (DUP)
Patrick Grady (SNP)
Yvonne Fovargue (Lab)
Heather Wheeler (C)interventions by …
Anna Turley (Lab)
Mike Wood (C)
Alex Sobel (Lab)
Jim Cunningham (Lab)
Paula Sherriff (Lab)

(transcript at
(if you missed it, available at or from 1:34:13 to 4:15:30 at

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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