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Clash of Futures 6

last wednesday evening (1st april), 11.00-11.55pm, on bbc alba tv

clash of futures: 1918-1935, episode 6 (in gaelic and german, with english subtitles

“6. Mass unemployment as a result of the global economic crisis reaches its peak in 1932. Communists and National Socialists fight bloody street battles. On January 30, 1933 Adolf Hitler is named Chancellor of the Reich. Jewish citizens endure massive reprisals.”

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Auschwitz Untold

this evening (wednesday 29th), 10.30pm-12.00am, on channel 4 tv (repeated from two 45-minute episodes last sunday and monday on channel more4 tv)

auschwitz untold: in colour 

“A powerful, revelatory account of one of the most hideous crimes in human history, told from the perspectives of 16 Holocaust survivors, and using restored and colourised archive footage.”

including survivors … • mindu hornick, • arek hersh, • moshe avital, • judith altmann, • fania brantsovsky, • irving roth, • agnes kaposi, • samuel bak, • bill harvey, • iby krill, • edith eger, • martin stern, • estare weiser, • dorit oliver-wolff, and • judah samet

(if you miss it, available at https://www.channel4.com/programmes/auschwitz-untold-in-colour/episode-guide)

ATC: Ellen Davis

this morning (sunday 19th) and next sunday morning, 9.00-9.30am (repeated 5.30am tuesday, and repeated from 2005), on bbc radio wales

holocaust survivor (2 episodes, in the all things considered series) (interviewed by peter baker

“1. Ellen Davis arrived in Swansea as a bewildered 10 year old, having been put on a train in Germany without explanation, forced to leave behind her parents and the brothers and sisters she had cared for all her life. We hear about that traumatic escape, and about the impact of Nazi rule on her young life.

2. Ellen Davis shares her first impression of the childless Jewish couple she was placed with in Swansea, where she still lives.

She recounted her experiences in the book Kerry’s Children and at 91 she continues to speak out.”

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BH: Derek Niemann

this morning (sunday 28th), 9.22-9.33am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) includes …

“British author Derek Niemann was totally unprepared when when he discovered his grandfather was not just a Nazi, but an SS guard in a concentration camp.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter andrew bomford
(see also http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-42833644 and https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/mar/07/a-nazi-in-the-family)
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Dachau porcelain

tomorrow morning (friday 25th), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4
allach, read by julian rhind-tutt (4th of 5 episodes of the white road by edmund de waal) (in the book of the week series)

“Edmund’s pilgrimage to the lands and people who make porcelain takes him to Dachau where he uncovers the dark history of Allach porcelain

(see also http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/sep/18/figurines-dachau-nazis-love…) (more…)

Lost children of the holocaust

this evening (wednesday 6th) 10.05-11.00pm (repeated this sunday afternoon, 12.05-1.00pm), on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
lost children of the holocaust (in the the documentary series) (more…)

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