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LW: Max Levitas

yesterday evening (sunday 18th), 8.40-8.46pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.11pm friday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Max Levitas was a Jewish communist campaigner who fought Oswald Moseley’s fascist blackshirts at the Battle of Cable Street in 1936.
Born 1 June 1915; died 2 November 2018, aged 103.”

including interview with …
• broadcaster and writer matthew sweet


Today: Cable Street 80

yesterday morning (tuesday 4th), 7.23-7.28am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 9.51pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by justin webb) includes …

Eighty years ago today, fascist leader Oswald Mosley and his Blackshirt followers planned a march in London’s East End, but were forced to abandon after Jewish residents joined forces with local communists to block the route at Cable Street. Reporter Zoe Conway has been to meet some of those still alive who took part in that day’s struggle.”

including contributions from …
• professor clive bloom, author of violent london, 2,000 years of riots rebels and revolts
beattie orwell, 99
max levitas, 101 (more…)

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