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Posts tagged ‘Hungary’

George Soros

this evening (saturday 9th), 7.00-7.15pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 5.45am and 5.40pm tomorrow)
george soros (presented by edward stourton) (in the profile series) …

“George Soros was born into a Hungarian Jewish family, and later took on a false identity to survive the Nazi occupation in 1944. It was an experience that shaped his life and his outlook and he went on to escape to the West via his knowledge of the international language Esperanto.
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Today: Jobbik anti-semitism?

yesterday morning (saturday 7th), 7.51-7.57am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

Anti-semitism in Jobbik?

including interviews with …
marton gyongyosi, jobbik foreign affairs spokesman
• historian victor sebestyen
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Hungary’s Jewish Underground

this morning (wednesday 31st), 12.04-12.16pm, on bbc radio 4
david gur: a member of the jewish hungarian underground (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series)

David Gur has been speaking to Mike Lanchin about his part in one of the largest rescue operations organised by Jews during the Holocaust.
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Twt: Susan Pollack

this evening (tuesday 26th), 10.23-10.25pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by paul moss) includes …

Susan Pollack spent six days crammed into a cattle truck taking more than four hundred thousand Jews rounded up in Hungary in the spring and summer of 1944. When the doors were opened, they found themselves at Auschwitz.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter alan little
• survivor susan pollack
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David Gur

last wednesday morning (25th october), 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio (repeated in the history hour on sunday 29th)
david gur: the fake IDs that saved jewish lives (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series) (more…)

HMD: Susan Pollack

this morning (sunday 22nd), 11.37-11.57am, on bbc radio scotland
sunday morning with … (presented by cathy macdonald) concludes with …

“This Friday marks Holocaust Memorial Day.
Cathy speaks to • Susan Pollack who retells her powerful personal story of survival in the concentration camps of the Second World War.”

(see also https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzCQUr9klYY
http://hmd.org.uk/resources/stories/susan-pollack and http://www.het.org.uk/component/content/article?id=251:survivors-sp) (more…)

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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