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last saturday evening (4th may), 10.45pm-12.30 (repeated from march 2018), on bbc 2 tv 

denial (2016) (starring rachel weisz and timothy spall)

“In 1993 Deborah Lipstadt and Penguin Books published Denying the Holocaust. Two years later the English author David Irving sued her for libel on the grounds that her book had ruined his once well-regarded career as an historian by accusing him of deliberately distorting historical facts. The resulting court case puts the onus on her legal team to prove that the Holocaust did indeed take place.”


Hitler now

yesterday evening (thursday 3rd), 10.00-10.17pm,, on bbc radio 3
a new biography of hitler (presented by anne mcelvoy) (in the free thinking series)

“A best-selling German biography of Hitler, by Volker Ullrich, is now published in English.
Anne McElvoy explores the way German historians view Hitler now with historian • Richard J Evans, from the University of Cambridge, and the author, • Volker Ullrich.”


Criminalise holocaust denial?

thursday 21st january, on oxford union society videos
This House Believes Holocaust Denial Should Not be Criminalised in the 21st Century
speakers (available: click on the names) …
harrison edmonds (11 minutes)
lizzie watson (11 minutes)
• sir richard evans (10 minutes)
francois de smet (7 minutes)
• professor deborah lisptadt (8 minutes)
• professor charles asher small, founder of the institute for (10 minutes)

Today: David Cesarani

this morning (wednesday 27th), 8.50-8.54am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphries and nick robinson)

“It is Holocaust Memorial Day, and one question which is still debated by historians is the extent to which the persecution of Jews was intentionally planned or erratically improvised by the Nazis. This is one of the central issues addressed by the late historian David Cesarani in his final work, which is published tomorrow.
Sir Richard Evans, Regius Professor of History at Cambridge, was involved in editing the book.”


Generation War: Discussion

last saturday night (10th may), 11.05-11.45pm, on bbc 2
generation war: fact and fiction

Following the final episode of the award-winning German drama Generation War, Martha Kearney is joined by a panel including producer Benyamin Benedict, Dr Eva Hoffman, and holocaust experts Professor David Cesarani and Professor Sir Richard Evans, to examine the historical facts behind the series, the controversy it has caused and why now Germany is confronting the difficult issues of its past.”


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