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Posts tagged ‘holocaust denial’

Newshour: Abbas anti-semitism

yesterday evening (wednesday 3rd), 9.24-9.28pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, has been roundly condemned for a speech he gave this week in which he suggested that the persecution of Jews which resulted in the Holocaust was due to their own social behaviour.”

including contributions from …
• professor deborah lipstadt
(more…)

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DP: Corbyn ally goes

this afternoon (thursday 29th), 12.02-12.11pm, on bbc 2 tv
daily politics (presented by jo coburn) leads with …

“The other big political story of the day: that’s the news that the head of the Labour Party’s disputes panel, she’s a woman called Christine Shawcroft, has quit, after it emerged she opposed the suspension of a council candidate accused of holocaust denial.”

including contributions from …
john mcdonnell mp
• journalist sam coates of the times, who originally exposed christine shawcroft
mary creagh mp
james cleverly mp, deputy conservative party chairman
(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.”

(more…)

HMD: Guernsey

last friday morning (27th january), 9.43-9.59am, 10.11-10.35am, 10.38-10.46am, and 12.46-12.57pm, on bbc radio guernsey
jenny kendall-tobias leads with …

“The JKT show marks Holocaust Memorial Day

including interviews with …
jonathan arkush, president of the board of deputies
• guernsey and cambridge historian gilly carr
• survivor hannah lewis
karen pollock, chief executive of the holocaust educational trust (more…)

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.”

(more…)

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.”

(more…)

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…)

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