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LW: Eva Kor

this evening (sunday 14th), 8.31-8.40pm (repeated from 4.03pm friday), on bbc radio 4 

eva mozes kor, b. 31.1.1934, d. 4.7.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

Eva Kor, with her twin sister, was the subject of experiments by the Nazi doctor Josef Mengele in Auschwitz. She later publicly forgave her tormentors.”

including interviews with …

• son alex kor

• editor and friend penny tierney

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MN: Eva Mozes Kor dies

this morning (friday 5th), 12.18-12.19am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news includes …

Eva Mozes Kor, a survivor of the holocaust and a prominent advocate for forgiveness, has died at the age of 85.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter charles haviland

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Today: The Librarian of Auschwitz

yesterday morning (friday 5th), 7.41-7.46am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated tuesday 9th, 7.29am on newsday, and 2.51pm and 9.44pm on newshour, on bbc world service radio)

today (presented by nick robinson and justin webb) includes …

“With about a dozen books, it may well have been the smallest library in the world, but its influence was huge. Incredibly, amd despite the strict surveillance, this secret library flourished inside the Auschwitz concentration camp. One 14-year-old prisoner was entrusted with the task of looking after the books that had been smuggled into the camp. Her name was Dita Kraus. A new book, The Librarian of Auschwitz, tells her extraordinary story.”

including contributions from  … 

• bbc reporter rebecca jones 

• auschwitz survivor dita kraus, 90

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Witness: Mengele search

friday 22nd february, 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio
how science ended the search for josef mengele (in the witness series) (presented by thomas pappon)

An international panel of experts gathered in Brazil in 1985 to identify the remains of a man thought to have been Josef Mengele, the infamous doctor from Auschwitz, and one of the most wanted war criminals of the 20th century.
‘To see that this man was finally in his grave was important’ says Eric Stover, part of the team of American and German experts who examined the body from a cemetery near São Paulo. Mengele’s family in Germany claimed that it was his.”

including interviews with …
eric stover
• ‘mengele’ twin jona laks
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Mengele’s twins

1st february 2015, 11.32am-12.00, on bbc world service radio
mengele’s twins (in the the documentary series) (narrated by hannah moore)

“Among the horrors perpetrated at the Auschwitz camp were crude unscientific experiments conducted on Jewish twins. They were masterminded by the notorious Josef Mengele, known as ‘the Angel of Death’. He was a true believer in the Nazi creed about the alleged genetic shortcomings of Jews.
Survivors of his brutal regime have spoken to the BBC about their experiences.”

including interviews with …
• ‘mengele’ twin vera kriegel, aged 6 on arrival
• auschwitz survivor motti alon
• ‘mengele’ twin menachem bodner, aged 3 on arrival
• ‘mengele’ twin jona laks, aged 14 on arrival
• ‘mengele’ twin bella glazier-wiener
• pathologist prisoner miklos nyiszli
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Railways of the Holocaust

this evening (sunday 28th), 9.00-10.30pm, on channel 5 tv
railways of the holocaust (presented by chris tarrant) (extended episode) (episode 5, 4th series, chris tarrant: extreme railways)

“Travelling to Nuremberg, Theresienstadt, Berlin, Gniezno, the Lodz ghetto, and Auschwitz, Chris Tarrant explores the darkest chapter in the history of the railways – their role in the Nazi Holocaust of WWII.”

including interviews with …
• kindertransport child zuzana spitzerova
• theresienstadt deportee helga weissova
• rabbi and railways expert walter rothschild
• railway slave worker, aged 11, arek hersh
bartlomiej grzanka, kulmhof museum
(more…)

Argentina’s Nazi find

this afternoon (friday 23rd), 12.16-12.24pm (repeated 6.16pm), on bbc world service radio
the fifth floor (presented by david amano) includes …

Argentina’s Nazi find

including contribution from …
• reporter valeria perasso (more…)

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