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Today: Tom Stoppard at 80

this morning (saturday 1st), 8.21-8.30am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague and mishal husain) includes …

“Sir Tom Stoppard will be 80 years old on Monday … He was born Tomas Straussler in what was then Czechoslovakia, arriving here as a child after fleeing the Nazis. When we spoke at his home in North London, very close to the Grenfell tower, I asked him if he remembered seeing England for the first time.”

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Today: Team Samosas

this morning (tuesday 20th), 8.50-8.57am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“After events like the Finsbury Park attack, faith groups tend to unite, sharing in grief and prayer. Is this form of communication effective in reducing segregation between communities?
Toby Howarth is the Bishop of Bradford, • Imam Irfan Chisti is the Imam at a Manchester city mosque and • Laura Janner-Klausner is a senior rabbi to Reform Judaism.”

(if you missed it, available from 2:50:15 to 2:57:15 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08tvjb7#playt=2h50m16s)

Today: Six-Day War

the bbc presents the six day war as a war of aggression, based on israeli belief that it would be invaded
this morning (thursday 8th), 6.48-6.53am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“This week, from 5th June, this week it marks 50 years since Israel launched an overwhelming strike against three of its neighbours, Egypt Syria and Jordan. It believed those countries were planning an invasion.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• author meir shalev
• former jordanian pilot, now general, mahmoud erdisat
fatima khadir of east jerusalem
• former israeli solder, now rabbi, yoel bin-nun
(see also http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-40117270)

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Sean Spicer

today (wednesday 12th), 7.15-7.19am, 8.03-8.05am, and 5.15-5.24pm, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague), and pm (presented by eddie mair), include …

“The White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, has been criticised for questioning why Russia would want to back President Assad of Syria – when even Hitler ‘didn’t sink to using chemical weapons’.
Journalists at the briefing pointed out that poison gas was used to kill Jews and others in the Holocaust. Mr Spicer has since apologised for using an inappropriate and insensitive comparison.”

including contributions from …
ashley parker, white house correspondent for the washington post
• bbc reporter jon sopel
• professor deborah lipstadt (more…)

Today: Ken Livingstone

this morning (tuesday 4th), 8.46-8.50am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague and mishal husain) includes …

Ken Livingstone will find out today whether he’s going to be thrown out of his party, accused of damaging Labour with repeated comments about Hitler and Nazi Germany.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ross hawkins
ken livingstone
jeremy newmark, of the jewish labour movement
(if you missed it, available from 2:46:30 to 2:50:20 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ksc87#playt=2h46m34s)

Today: new settlement

this morning (friday 31st), 8.56-8.59am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain and sarah montague) concludes with …

“Israel’s security cabinet has approved the construction of the first new settlement in the occupied territories for two decades.”

including contribution from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell (more…)

HARDtalk: Tzipi Livni

yesterday (tuesday 21st), 4.30-5.00am (repeated 12.30am today), on bbc news tv (repeated 3.06am today, on bbc world service radio)
tzipi livni – joint leader, zionist union, israel (presented by sarah montague) (in the hardtalk series) (more…)

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