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Posts tagged ‘Poland’

Bartok, Beethoven, Szymanowski

yesterday morning (sunday 16th), 1.00-3.00am, on bbc radio 3
bartok, beethoven and szymanowski (presented by john shea) (in the through the night series) includes …

”The 70th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Poland and Israel, marked by a concert given by Israel Camerata Jerusalem.”

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Syrena songs

saturday 4th aug, 2.06-3.00pm (repeated 8.06pm sunday 5th), on bbc world service radio
syrena songs (presented by monica whitlock) (in the music extra series)

Monica Whitlock tells Syrena Rekord’s story and travels to Warsaw to hear from a new generation of musicians recreating Syrena’s sound.
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Outlook: Nelly Ben-Or

this afternoon (tuesday 14th), 12.33-12.50pm (repeated 6.33pm), on bbc world service radio
nelly ben-or (interviewed by saskia edwards) (in the outlook series, presented by jo fidgen)

”During the Holocaust, Nelly Ben-Or was a Jewish child on the run from the Nazis. But she would seek out pianos wherever she could find them, and found a psychological escape in the instrument.”

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Newshour: Polish deception

yesterday evening (thursday 5rh), 9.51-9.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“The holocaust remembrance centre in Jerusalem has issued a highy unusual rebuke to the Israeli Prime Minister. Yad Vashem criticised Benjamin Netanyahu for a joint statement he issued with his Polish counterpart which in the words of the historians from Yad Vashem ‘contains grave errors and deceptions, with the possibility of real harm to the historical memory of the holocaust’.”

including interview with …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
(see also https://www.timesofisrael.com/yad-vashem-slams-highly-problematic-israeli-polish-holocaust-statement/)
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Newshour: Poland and the holocaust

this afternoon (wednesday 27th), 2.24-2.29pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

The Polish government is proposing an amendment to a controversial holocaust law that was criticised by Israel and the Untied States, by imposing jail terms on anyone ascribing co-responibility of the Polish state for Nazi war crimes.
Why is Poland’s relationship with the holocaust such a sensitive issue?”

including interview with …
• historian adam zamoyski
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HC: Polish anti-defamation law

last saturday morning (9th june), 5.56-7.25am, on bbc parliament tv
westminster hall debates 5/6/2018 includes …

Polish anti-defamation law

speeches by …
Alex Sobel (Lab)
Daniel Kawczynski (C)
Stephen Pound (Lab)
John Mann (Lab)
Louise Ellman (Lab)
Peter Grant (SNP)
Khalid Mahmood (Lab)
Harriett Baldwin (C)
intervention by …
Gregory Campbell (DUP)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2018-06-05/debates/51805DA8-4804-4BC9-AC26-FF8F34B5E63C/PolishAnti-DefamationLaw)
(if you missed it, available from 0:01:13 to 1:30:30 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0b62brl/westminster-hall-09062018)

Newshour: Ronen Bergman

this evening (saturday 17th), 9.20-9.25pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) includes …

Poland’s controversial WW2 death camps law

including interview with …
• israeli journalist ronen bergman
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