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HH: Shlomo Argov

this evening (sunday 10th), 10.16-10.30pm, on bbc world service radio
shlomo argov: an assassination attempt that sparked Lebanon’s war (presented by max pearson) (in the the history hour series)
including interview of son • gideon argov and journalist • rami khouri by • simon watts
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Witness: Shlomo Argov

this afternoon (tuesday 5th), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio
the assassination attempt that sparked a middle east war (presented by simon watts) (in the witness series)

“In June 1982, the Israeli ambassador to the UK, Shlomo Argov, was shot and critically injured by a Palestinian gunman outside the Dorchester Hotel in London. The attack was the trigger for the start of the devastating war in Lebanon just days later. Simon Watts talks to Shlomo Argov’s son, Gideon Argov.”

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Witness: B’nai B’rith siege

this afternoon (tuesday 6th), 12.04-12.16pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from march 2017 on bbc world service radio)
paul green: the b’nai b’rith hostage siege (presented by simon watts) (in the witness series)

“In 1977, Paul Green was one of more than 100 people taken hostage at the Jewish B’nai B’rith centre in Washington DC, by a group of American Muslim converts
They were held captive for more than three days and the siege only ended after ambassadors from Islamic countries helped negotiate with the gunmen.”
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The Auschwitz cellist

last tuesday morning (1st september), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
the auschwitz cellist (presented by simon watts) (in the witness series) (repeated this evening in the history hour) (more…)

Benny Rothman

this morning (monday 20th), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
the mass trespass on kinder scout (in the witness series)

“In April 1932, hundreds of walkers organised a mass trespass on a mountain in the English Peak District called Kinder Scout.
The trespass was a major step in the fight for access to the British countryside. At the time, much wild land was privately owned and controlled by game-keepers.”

including contributions from …
benny rothman
• his son, professor harry rothman

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