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Witness: Danzig 1939

monday 2nd september, 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio 

the outbreak of world war two (in the witness series) 

“On September 1st 1939 German forces invaded Poland. Douglas Slocombe, a British cameraman, was there at the time and filmed the build-up to the war. In 2014 he spoke to Vincent Dowd about what he saw in Gdansk and Warsaw, before escaping from the country.”


Newshour/Twt: Amos Oz dies

yesterday (friday 28th), 1.51-1.59pm (repeated 9.51pm), on bbc world service radio, and 10.07-10.09pm and 10.16-10.23pm on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by julian marshall) and the world tonight (presented by sean ley) include …

“The acclaimed Israeli author Amos Oz has died at the age of 79. His most famous works include Black Box and In the Land of Israel. He won numerous literary prizes, both in Israel and internationally, and was regularly touted as a favourite for the Nobel Prize for Literature.”

including interviews with …
amos oz (from 2010)
• historian tom segev
• bbc reporter vincent dowd
amos oz (from 2012)
• writer a b yehoshua

Newshour: Neil Simon dies

this evening (sunday 26th), 9.18-9.22pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

”The Pulitzer-prizewinning playwright Neil Simon has died at the age of 91 … Was his Jewish heritage key to his work?”

including interview with …
• bbc reporter vincent dowd

Newshour: looted art exhibitions

this afternoon (friday 3rd), 2.42-2.46pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Exhibitions of looted Nazi art have opened in Bonn and Bern.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter vincent dowd
rein wolfs, director of the federal art gallery in bonn
stefan koldehoff, art editor of deutshclandfunk radio
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