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LW: Claude Lanzmann

this evening (sunday 24th), 8.45-8.52pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.17pm on thursday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Claude Lanzmann, the French film maker best known for Shoah, the nine and a half hour documentary about the holocaust.
Born 27 November 1925; died 5 July 2018, aged 92.”

including interview with …
• dr daniel lee of sheffield university.
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LW: Gena Turgel

this evening (sunday 24th), 8.41-8.46pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.13pm on thursday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Gena Turgel, the holocaust survivor who married one of the British soldiers who liberated her.”

including contributions from …
• reporter paul martin
karen pollock, chief executive of the holocaust educational trust
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Outlook: Mike Solomonov

yesterday afternoon (thursday 1st), 12.33-12.46pm (repeated 6.33pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Mike Solomonov is an award-winning Israeli-born American chef who has built up a chain of restaurants all serving food based on Middle Eastern cuisine.
He was brought up in the USA and draws on his Israeli roots when he creates his recipes.
His brother David was killed by a Lebanese sniper on Yom Kippur 2003.
He has struggled to fight addiction and money problems.”

(see also http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/21/dining/after-a-killing-michael-solomonov-turns-to-israeli-food.html) (more…)

LW: Fritz Lustig, Heinz Wolff

this evening (sunday 24th), 8.31-8.37pm, and 8.49-8.53pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.00pm on friday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannistser) includes …

“Professor Heinz Wolff, the bioengineer who was known to millions of TV viewers as the presenter of ‘The Great Egg Race’.”
Fritz Lustig who worked as a wartime secret listener, eavesdropping on the conversations of German prisoners of war.”

including contributions from …
• brunel colleague gabriella spinelli
• son laurence wolff
• granddaughter fiona wolff
• son robin lustig
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Outloook: Menashe Lustig

this evening (thursday 7th), 6.33-6.47pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from 12.33pm)
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Menashe Lustig grew up in a strict orthodox Jewish community called New Square on the outskirts of New York City, its residents are Hasidic Jewish families who live a very different life to those in the surrounding area.
They speak in Yiddish, not English, and dress in long, black clothes and hats. Watching films is not encouraged, but Menashe found a way to do so and he’s now had a film made about his own life.”

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LW: Simone Veil

yesterday evening (sunday 16th), 8.30-8.36pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.00pm on friday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannistser) leads with …

Simone Veil, the Holocaust survivor who became a leading French politician and President of the European Parliament.”

including contribution from …
anne-elisabeth moutet (more…)

Outlook: Gunter Demnig

this afternoon (wednesday 10th), 12.22-12.29pm (repeated 6.22-6.29pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Louise Gorman meets Gunter Demnig, a German artist who has been laying brass-covered cobblestones across 21 countries in Europe. Each stone is inscribed with a person’s name, date of birth and place of death.
Gunter has laid most of the 60-thousand stones, each one commemorating a Jewish victim of Nazi persecution between 1933 and 1945.”

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