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Twt: No Corbyn apology

this evening (tuesday 26th), 10.02-10.02pm, 10.10-10.13pm, and 10.14-10.25pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

Some candidates were apologising on social media today. Tonight Nia Griffith, Labour’s defence spokeswoman, said handling of anti-semitism was a shame on the party, and that Mr Corbyn should apologise. Tonight he was interviewed by Andrew Neil though, and declined to do so.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick eardley 

• professor mona siddiqui

nick spencer of theos

• journalist jonathan freedland

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Nh: No Corbyn apology

this evening (tuesday 26th), 9.20-9.29pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

Labour has been beset by allegations of anti-semitism for more than three years, since Mr Corbyn became leader. Shortly before we came on air, the Labour leader was asked about this by the BBC’s Andrew Neil: ‘Wouldn’t you like to take this opportunity tonight to apologise to the British Jewish community for what’s happened’?“

including interview with …

• journalist jonathan freedland 

(more…)

Roots and Holocaust

this evening (friday 26th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from may 2017)

roots and holocaust: when tv taught us a history lesson (presented by gary younge and jonathan freedland) (with lenny henry, maureen lipman, michael grade, and the original kunta kinte, actor levar burton) (in the archive on 4 series)

“Reflections on the extraordinary impact that two landmark TV series had on Britain forty years ago.

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FR: Amos Oz

friday 28th december, 7.15-7.21pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) leads with …

“Journalist and novelist Jonathan Freedland remembers the Israeli author Amos Oz who died today.”

including interview with …
• journalist and broadcaster jonathan freedland
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Present at the creation

this evening (tuesday 15th), 8.00-8.40pm (repeated 5.00pm sunday), on bbc radio 4
present at the creation (presented by jonathan freedland)

Jonathan Freedland recalls the extraordinary day in 1948 when Israel declared its independence. He meets the last two surviving eye-witnesses of the declaration ceremony and gets a rare glimpse of the original document itself as he tells the story of that day in May”

including contributions from …
yael medini, then 17, daughter of moshe sharett
nabil sha’ath
• historian yoram shachar
yair sharef, son of cabinet secretary ze’ev sharef
• writer amos oz
• professor of economics giora hanoch, then 16, helping his uncle, lucien salzman (zaltzman), with the sound recording for the palestine electrical recording company
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QT: Labour anti-semitism

yesterday evening (thursday 12th), 11.16-11.31pm, on bbc 1
question time (chaired by david dimbleby) (with • american commentator kate andrews • journalist jonathan freedlandjo johnson mp, conservative • barry gardiner mp, labour • nicola horlick) includes…

Do we need to do more to tackle anti-semitism?”

(if you missed it, available from 0:31:25 to 0:46:15 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09zg78h/question-time-2018-12042018)

Roots and Holocaust

tomorrow evening (saturday 6th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
roots and holocaust: when tv taught us a history lesson (presented by gary younge and jonathan freedland) (with lenny henry, maureen lipman, michael grade, and the original kunta kinte, actor levar burton) (in the archive on 4 series)

“Reflections on the extraordinary impact that two landmark TV series had on Britain forty years ago.

(more…)

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