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Posts tagged ‘Woman’s Hour’

WH: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

this morning (thursday 17th), 10.02-10.15am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jenni murray) leads with …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the most senior liberal justice on the US Supreme Court, and is seen to hold the balance of power on the Supreme Court. She is 85 and in the past two months has fractured three ribs and had two cancerous nodules removed from her left lung. She has become a popular cultural icon, affectionately nicknamed the ‘Notorious RBG’.”

including interview with …
• bbc reporter rajini vaidyanathan
• dr melissa milewski
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WH: Rosa Luxemburg

this morning (wednesday 16th), 10.32-10.40am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jenni murray) concludes with …

“Yesterday marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Rosa Luxemburg, a Polish Jew by background, a late comer to feminism, and a committed revolutionary socialist who appeared to foresee the dangers of the Russian Revolution.”

including interview with …
• professor jacqueline rose
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WH: Kindertransport 80

last friday morning (30th november), 10.34-10.44am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by tina daheley) concludes with …

“On 2nd December 1938, the first Kindertransport train arrived into Liverpool Street Station, marking the start of a momentous rescue mission that saved the lives of 10,000 children from Nazi occupied Europe.
80 years on, how significant was the programme? And what can its history teach us about the current child refugee crisis?”

including interview with …
lore segal, born 1928, vienna
and discussion with …
beth gardiner-smith, chief executive, safe passage
olivia marks-woldman, chief executive, holocaust nemorial day trust
jackie sanders, director of communications and public affairs, fostering network.
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WH: Edith Eger

this morning (thursday 25th), 10.33-10.44am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by tina daheley) concludes with …

“At the age of 16 Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz with her parents and sister. Her parents were executed on arrival, but her bond with her sister sustained her.
Harrowed by trauma and survivor’s guilt once released, she went on train as a psychologist, a role she still nurtures to this day in her early nineties. Edith talks to Tina about her life, her internationally bestselling book “The Choice”, and the very special lesson she has learned about how to not only survive, but to thrive.”

including interview with …
edith eger
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WH: Dorothy Bohm

tuesday 14th july 2015, 10.38-10.44am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey) concludes with …

Dorothy Bohm came to the UK in 1939 as a 14 year old girl escaping Nazi Germany. She went on to build a remarkable photography career and co-founded the Photographers’ Gallery. She talks to Jane about how her experience of immigration and 20 years of separation from her family influenced her work.”

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WH: House of Gold

yesterday morning (thursday 18th), 10.13-10.23am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jenni murray) includes …

Natasha Solomons’ novel House of Gold chronicles the life of the Goldbaums, an influential European banking family, at the outbreak of the First World War.
The family are rich beyond belief but they discover that their wealth cannot shield them from the rampant anti-Semitism that is taking hold across the continent.
Jenni talks to Natasha about the challenges of tackling such a fraught historical period amid more recent European political turmoil and reports of anti-Semitism.”

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Auschwitz tailors

this morning (monday 2nd), 10.12-10.18am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey) includes …

“The dress historian • Lucy Adlington has written a novel for young adults entitled ‘Red Ribbon‘.
It is inspired by the real female prisoners who worked in the tailoring studio at camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
They were tasked with making stylish clothes for Hedwig Hoss, the wife of the Nazi commander, as well as the wives of other male officers.”

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