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The road to Treblinka

this evening (thursday 9th), 11.00-11.50pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from october 1997, october 1998, and august 2000, all on bbc 2)
the road to treblinka (5th of 6 episodes in the nazis: a warning from history series) (narrated by samuel west) (written and produced by laurence rees)

“How could it happen? How was it possible that the Nazis created killing factories in order to exterminate the Jews and others they thought ‘undesirable’? … The Road to Treblinka traces the decision-making process that led to one of the greatest crimes the world has ever seen – the Holocaust.”

including contributions from …
adolph buchner, SS pionierbataillon, eastern front
christine von amsberg, heydrich family friend
wilhelm gunsilius, photographer
viera silkinaite, witness to 1941 kaunas massacre
walter frentz, cameraman
riva losanskaya, escaoee from butrimonys massacre
alfonsas navasinskas, witness to butrimonys massacre
juozas gramauskas, witness to butrimonys massacre
petras zelionka, lithuanian auxiliary police, war crime trial witness
jutta rudiger
gunther ruschin, berlin jew
erwin massuthe, witness to berlin deportations
alfons schulz, switchboard operator, hitler’s headquarters
samuel willenberg, treblinka survivor (more…)

The Eichmann Show

tomorrow evening (wednesday 24th), 10.00-11.30pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from january 2015 on bbc 2)
the eichmann show (in the one to one series)

“The behind-the-scenes true life story of a groundbreaking producer, Milton Fruchtman, and blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz who, overcoming enormous obstacles, set out to capture the testimony of one of the war’s most notorious Nazis, Adolf Eichmann.

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Good (2008)

tonight (sunday 22nd), 23.45pm-1.15am, on bbc 2 (repeated from 20th january 2016 on bbc 1)
good (2008), starring viggo mortensen jason isaacs and jodie whittaker, and based on the award-winning 1982 play by c p taylor (more…)

Rudolf Kastner

this evening (monday 29th), 11.00-11.30pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from march)
setting the past free (presented by mark lawson) (1st of 2 weekly episodes)

For some Rudolf Kastner is a hero, for others a traitor. Mark Lawson explores the cultural retellings of a story that began in Nazi occupied Hungary in 1944.

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Rudolf Kastner (2 of 2)

tomorrow morning (thursday 24th), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
setting the past free (presented by mark lawson) (2nc of 2 weekly episodes)

“In part 2, Mark Lawson talks to those within Israel – including • the playwright Motti Lerner, • the Chief Historian of Yad Vashem Professor Dina Porat, and • the literary critic Professor Dan Laor – who have wrestled with Kastner’s story and the issues it raises.”

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Rudolf Kastner (1 of 2)

tomorrow morning (thursday 17th), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
setting the past free (presented by mark lawson) (1st of 2 weekly episodes)

For some Rudolf Kastner is a hero, for others a traitor. Mark Lawson explores the cultural retellings of a story that began in Nazi occupied Hungary in 1944.

(more…)

Good (2008)

tonight (wednesday 20th), 23.45pm-1.15am, on bbc 1
good (2008), starring viggo mortensen jason isaacs and jodie whittaker, and based on the award-winning 1982 play by c p taylor (more…)

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