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Sean Spicer

today (wednesday 12th), 7.15-7.19am, 8.03-8.05am, and 5.15-5.24pm, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague), and pm (presented by eddie mair), include …

“The White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, has been criticised for questioning why Russia would want to back President Assad of Syria – when even Hitler ‘didn’t sink to using chemical weapons’.
Journalists at the briefing pointed out that poison gas was used to kill Jews and others in the Holocaust. Mr Spicer has since apologised for using an inappropriate and insensitive comparison.”

including contributions from …
ashley parker, white house correspondent for the washington post
• bbc reporter jon sopel
• professor deborah lipstadt (more…)

WH: Deborah Lipstadt

last saturday afternoon (28th january), 4.44-4.52pm, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey) includes …

“• Professor Deborah Lipstadt was sued by the historian David Irving for calling him a holocaust denier.
As a new film about the trial is released she tells us why she thinks the judgment is even more relevant in our ‘post-truth’ times.”

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Newsnight: David Hare

last wednesday evening (25th january), 11.08-11.15pm, on bbc 2
newsnight (presented by emily maitlis)
concludes with …

David Hare on Holocaust denial.”

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FT: Deborah Lipstadt

last tuesday evening (24th january), 10.28-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
free thinking (presented by matthew sweet) concludes with…

“• Deborah Lipstadt, the American historian who took on the Holocaust denier David Irving in a landmark court case, discusses its retelling in Denial.”

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Frontrow: Denial

yesterday evening (friday 27th), 7.16-7.26pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by john wilson) leads with…

“Playwright • David Hare discusses his screenplay for the film Denial, starring Rachel Weisz and Tom Wilkinson, about Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt‘s legal battle with Holocaust denier David Irving.”

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Today: Richard Rampton QC

this morning (friday 27th), 8.44-8.51am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated sunday afternoon and evening, 2.17pm and 9.36pm, on <b>newshour</b> on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

“Today the film Denial opens across the country, it’s a dramatized version of the libel trial 17 years ago when David Irving sued the American academic Deborah Lipstadt.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter sanchia berg
• actor timothy spall
richard rampton qc, who represented deborah lipstadt (more…)

Timothy Spall

last sunday afternoon (22nd january), 3.00-3.30pm, on bbc radio 5 live
timothy spall (presented by sarah brett and nihal arthanayake) (in the afternoon edition extra series)

“In his latest film, Denial, Timothy Spall plays the now discredited historian David Irving who 17 years ago sued the US historian Deborah Lipstadt for libel after she described him as a Holocaust denier.”

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