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PM: Adrian Goldberg: kindertransport

yesterday evening (wednesday 26th), 5.34-5.46pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

Adrian Goldberg is a Radio 5 Live presenter who’s deciding whether to get a German passport in order to remain an EU citizen. Adrian’s father Rudy escaped Nazi Germany as a 13-year-old when his parents, worried about the increasing persecution of Germany’s Jews, found him a place on the kindertransport. Rudy became one of the 10,000 youngsters relocated to families in the UK on the eve of the Second World War …
Today, Adrian tries to understand more about his father’s journey to this country. and what he would make of Adrian’s dilemma.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter adrian goldberg
• historian anthony grenville, chair of the research centre for german and austrian exile studies, university of london, and former consultant editor of the association of jewish refugees journal
ralph stanton (rolf steinberg), kindertransport child, aged 14
ruth jacobs (ruth heber), kindertransport child, innsbruck, aged 10
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-46635052)
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WH: Holocaust memorial

last sunday evening (18th november), 10.49-10.55pm, on bbc radio 4
westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

”There is controversy over a new Holocaust memorial, planned for a park beside Parliament.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter mandy baker
• architect asa bruno
• baroness ruth deech
and discussion with …
liz kendall mp
mark harper mp
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PM: US & UK anti-semitism

this afternoon (tuesday 30th), 5.38-5.49pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

“This is not primarily about guns, it’s about hate speech. And sadly, of course, Donald Trump is a politician who’s encouraged that kind of language at every turn, and I’m afraid this happens far too often in the United States, and I’m afraid it’s now happening in Europe too.”
“I’m afraid that’s what’s happened in the Labour Party, that’s absolutely clear that that’s happened, and that is very very shocking …”
”And the reason why I say that is because it constantly singles out one country, Israel, and it ignores all the things that are going on in countries where there aren’t democracies, where people are treated far worse, where there is genuine apartheid.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jane obrien
lord winston
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PM: Chakrabarti on anti-semitism

this afternoon (wednesday 26th), 5.06-5.07pm, and 5.17-5.20pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

”Wasn’t it a missed opportunity to draw a line under it, by issuing a direct apology for what had happened, the apology that Margaret Hodge and others had hoped that he would make in his speech?“

including interview with …
shami chakrabarti
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PM/6ocn: Labour adopts full definition

this evening (tuesday 4th), 5.01-5.02pm, 5.05-5.13pm, 5.33-5.37pm, and 6.01-6.05pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) and six o’clock news include …

”Labour’s ruling National Executive Committee has announced it will adopt in full an internationally recognised definition of anti-semitism and all its examples. It says it will also include a statement to protect freedom of expression on israel and the rights of the Palestinians.“

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jonathan blake
• bbc reporter ian watson
selma james, of camden momentum
stuart richardson, of socialist resistance, secretary of birmingham stop the war coalition
stan keable, secretary of labour against the witchhunt
harry saul markman, of herut uk
deborah markman
chris williamson mp
tom watson mp
john mann mp
• bbc reporter norman smith
joan ryan mp
(more…)

WH: Labour & anti-semitism

this evening (sunday 2nd), 10.10-10.24pm, on bbc radio 4
westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn) leads with …

The row within Labour over anti-semitism, which has been such a dominant theme over the summer, has come to something of a crunch this week, with two crucial meetings, first of the party’s ruliung body, the National Executive Committee on Tuesday, and then of the Parliamentary Labour Party on Wednesday. The issue at stake here is whether those two bodies decide to adopt the IHRA definition of anti-semitism, crucially with all of its examples intact.”

including discussion with …
• journalist tom newton-dunn
• journalist helen lewis
catherine west mp
james cleverly mp
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WH: Labour anti-semitism

yesterday evening (sunday 19th), 10.39-10.43pm, on bbc radio 4
westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn, with jack dromey mp and tim lawton mp) includes …

“Would you count the allegations of Labour anti-semitism, which have been running several ways over many weeks now, as being in this category when you talked about unpleasant populist, but more than populist, simply racially tinged, it needs to be better dealt with?”

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