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Today: Ehud Barak

this morning (saturday 26th), 7.51-7.58am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented from the hay festival by martha kearney) includes …

In his new book, My Country My Life, Ehud Barak is highly critical of the current Israeli government, and in particular of Benjamin Netanyahu.”

including interview with …
• former prime minister ehud barak
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Present at the creation

this evening (tuesday 15th), 8.00-8.40pm (repeated 5.00pm sunday), on bbc radio 4
present at the creation (presented by jonathan freedland)

Jonathan Freedland recalls the extraordinary day in 1948 when Israel declared its independence. He meets the last two surviving eye-witnesses of the declaration ceremony and gets a rare glimpse of the original document itself as he tells the story of that day in May”

including contributions from …
yael medini, then 17, daughter of moshe sharett
nabil sha’ath
• historian yoram shachar
yair sharef, son of cabinet secretary ze’ev sharef
• writer amos oz
• professor of economics giora hanoch, then 16, helping his uncle, lucien salzman (zaltzman), with the sound recording for the palestine electrical recording company
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FOOC: Netanyahu’s speech

yesterday morning (saturday 28th), 11.38-11.43am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

“The Israeli prime minister‘s about to address the joint Houses of Congress in Washington – Kevin Connolly reports that the White House is not enthusiastic.”

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