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FOOC: Poland v Russia

this morning (saturday 1st), 11.31–11.37am , on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) leads with …

“But the anniversary was overshadowed by disagreements between Russia and Poland about their respective roles in World War II.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter adam easton


Today: Holocaust Memorial Day

this morning (monday 27th), 6.10-6.12am, 6.43-6.48am, 7.14-7.19am, 7.44am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.00-8.02am, and 8.21-8.28am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and justin webb) includes…

Ceremonies have begun at Auschwitz to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp. More than a million people, most of them Jews, were murdered at the camp during the German occupation of Poland.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter kevin connolly 

ronald lauder, chairman, auschwitz-birkenau memorial foundation, president, world jewish congress, and us ambassador to austria

• survivor jeanette spiegel 

• survivor henri kichka, b. 1926, brussels, author of une adolescence perdue dans la nuit des camps 

• daughter irene kichka

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HMD: Radio Norfolk

yesterday morning (sunday 26th), 6.45-6.50am and 7.09-7.14am, on bbc radio norfolk 

anthony isaacs includes …

“A look at how tomorrow’s International Holocaust Day is being marked across the county. ”

including interviews with …

• survivor arek hersh 

marsha parker, chair, norfolk branch, council of christians and jews


But you did not come back

every morning this week (monday 21st to friday 25th), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 12.30am)
but you did not come back, by marceline loridan-ivens (5 episodes) (narrated by sara kestelman) (in the book of the week series) (more…)

Sunday: Eva Clarke

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.21-7.29 and 7.47-7.54am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

“In the wake of the Prime Minister’s concerns about the position of Muslim women in society, • Rania Hafez from Greenwich University, and • Dina Brawer from the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, discuss women’s role within what many people see as enclosed minority religious cultures in the UK.:
“And ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, we hear the story of Eva Clarke, born into Mauthausen, a Nazi death camp.”


Arek Hersh

last tuesday morning (27th january), 9.00-9.30am, on lbc radio
auschwitz: a survivor’s return with nick ferrari

“Nick joined 86-year-old Arek Hersh on a tour of the concentration camp with his granddaughter Avital, who was seeing it for the first time.”

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