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HMD: Susan Pollack

this morning (sunday 22nd), 11.37-11.57am, on bbc radio scotland
sunday morning with … (presented by cathy macdonald) concludes with …

“This Friday marks Holocaust Memorial Day.
Cathy speaks to • Susan Pollack who retells her powerful personal story of survival in the concentration camps of the Second World War.”

(see also https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzCQUr9klYY
http://hmd.org.uk/resources/stories/susan-pollack and http://www.het.org.uk/component/content/article?id=251:survivors-sp) (more…)

Son of Saul

this evening (saturday 30th), 7.19-7.27pm, on bbc radio 4
saturday review (presented by tom sutcliffe, with antonia quirke and ekow eshun) leads with …

Son of Saul is an award-laden Hungarian film dealing with the sonderkommandos at Auschwitz, Jewish inmates who were forced to prepare and mislead new arrivals.”

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Son of Saul

yesterday evening (tuesday 26th), 7.25-7.31pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) includes …

“The Hungarian feature film Son of Saul closely follows one inmate of the Auschwitz concentration camp who is a member of the Sonderkommando, responsible for disposing of the bodies of the victims murdered in the gas chambers.
Jason Solomons reviews the film that won the Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film this year, as well as the Grand Prix at Cannes.”

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Holocaust Memorial Day

tomorrow evening (tuesday 27th), 7.00-8.00pm, on bbc 2
holocaust memorial day (presented by david dimbleby) (part of holocaust memorial season) (more…)

World War II in Colour: Poland

last friday evening (14th november), 7.00-8.00pm, on channel 5 tv
closing the ring narrated by robert powell (colourised versions of original black-and-white film: part of the world war ii in colour series)

“This episode concentrates on Hitler’s attempts in the latter end of 1944 to shift the balance of power back in his favour.”

concludes with a history (and film) of the extermination of jews in poland, in babi yar and elsewhere by the einsatzgruppen, and in the camps at belzec birkeanu chelmno maidanek sobibor and treblinka, and of reports reaching london
(if you missed it, available at http://www.channel5.com/shows/world-war-2-in-colour/episodes/closing-the…) (more…)

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