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Newshour: Trump in Pittsburgh

this evening (tuesday 30th), 9.06-9.18pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visit Pittsburgh following the deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue. While some welcome the visit, other Jewish groups have said that Mr Trump would not be welcome.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jane obrien
• rabbi yossi rosenblum
• rabbi mark asher goodman

(more…)

PM: US & UK anti-semitism

this afternoon (tuesday 30th), 5.38-5.49pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

“This is not primarily about guns, it’s about hate speech. And sadly, of course, Donald Trump is a politician who’s encouraged that kind of language at every turn, and I’m afraid this happens far too often in the United States, and I’m afraid it’s now happening in Europe too.”
“I’m afraid that’s what’s happened in the Labour Party, that’s absolutely clear that that’s happened, and that is very very shocking …”
”And the reason why I say that is because it constantly singles out one country, Israel, and it ignores all the things that are going on in countries where there aren’t democracies, where people are treated far worse, where there is genuine apartheid.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jane obrien
lord winston
(more…)

Newshour: Pittsburgh massacre

this evening (monday 29th), 9.06-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

“Pittsburgh Shooting Survivor: ‘The killer was shooting with rapid fire’.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jane obrien
• resident chris keppler
jeremy pappas, anti-defamation league
• holocaust survivor judah samet
(more…)

Today/Newshour: Pittsburgh massacre

this morning (monday 29th), 6.39-6.43am, and 7.32-7.42am, on bbc radio 4, and 2.51-2.59pm on bbc world service radio
today (presented by martha kearney and sarah smith) and newshour (presented by razia iqbal) include …

The darkest day of Pittsburgh’s history – that’s how Pittsburgh mayor Bill Perduto described Saturday’s shooting at the synagogue in which 11 people were killed.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
• bbc reporter jane obrien
• resident chris keppler
jeremy pappas, anti-defamation league
• general michael hayden, former head of the cia
david shribman, editor, pittsburgh post-gazette
(more…)

Newshour: Pittsburgh massacre

this afternoon (sunday 28th), 1.06-1.19pm, and 1.51-1.59pm (partly repeated 9.12pm), and 9.36-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by jon donnison) leads with …

We’ll hear from the Jewish community in Pittsburgh after the most deadly anti-Semitic attack in recent American history.”

including contributions from …
••• various synagogue members
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
adam hertzman, jewish federation of greater pittsburgh
mark hetfield, president and ceo of HIAS
scott brady, united states attorney, western district of pennsylvania
• dr karl williams, chief medical officer of allegheny county
bill peduto, mayor of pittsburgh
• bbc reporter jane obrien
george selim, anti-defamation league
(more…)

B100d: “Iran lied”

yesterday evening (monday 30th), 7.31-7.38pm on bbc 4 tv, 9.07-9.16pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.47-10.52pm on bbc radio 4
beyond 100 days (presented by jane obrien and christian fraser), newshour (presented by tim franks), and the world tonight (presented by ritual shah), lead with …

“The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has revealed what he calls ‘new and conclusive proof’ of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons programme.”

including contributions from …
p j crowley
• bbc reporter tom bateman
john hughes
mark dubowitz, ceo of foundation of defence of democracies
(more…)

B100D: Jerusalem reaction

yesterday evening (thursday 7th), 7.00-7.14pm, and 7.35-7.39pm, on bbc 4 tv
beyond 100 days (presented by jane o’brien and christian fraser) leads with …

“Who is actually influencing him? We’ve heard a lot about Sheldon Adelson …”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• bbc reporter tom bateman
william cohen, former us defence secretary
omar shakir of human rights watch (more…)

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