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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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WH: Deborah Lipstadt

last saturday afternoon (28th january), 4.44-4.52pm, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey) includes …

“• Professor Deborah Lipstadt was sued by the historian David Irving for calling him a holocaust denier.
As a new film about the trial is released she tells us why she thinks the judgment is even more relevant in our ‘post-truth’ times.”

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Woman’s hour: Deborah Lipstadt

yesterday morning (monday 23rd), 10.11-10.22am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey) includes …

“Professor Deborah Lipstadt was sued by the historian David Irving for calling him a holocaust denier.
As a new film about the trial is released she talks about why she think the judgment is even more relevant in our ‘post-truth’ times.”

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Occupied Paris

friday 22nd july, 10.13-10.24am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jenni murray) includes …

“What did it feel like to be a woman living in Paris from 1939 to 1949? How did it feel to come face-to-face with the German conquerors on a daily basis?
In her new book Les Parisiennes, • Anne Sebba tells how women made life and death decisions every day.
Jenni talks to her alongside • Arlette Testyler and • Rosa Lipworth, both young children at the time, whose families went to great lengths to keep them safe.”

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Sacred Voices

this morning (monday 29th), 10.30-10.37am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey includes …

“Religion has had a tricky relationship with the female voice, from attempting to control women’s voices, to turning the female voice into a symbol of spirituality.
We hear from • Humera Khan, a Muslim activist and • Lindsay Simmonds, a Jewish academic, taking part in a festival at the JW3 Jewish Cultural Centre in London called Sacred Voices.”

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Woman’s Hour: Theresienstadt

yesterday morning (friday 29th), 10.33-10.42am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jenni murray) concludes with …

“Composer Jocelyn Pook and director Emma Bernard will be talking to Jenni Murray about how they’ve used performance and music to bring to life some of the poems and drawings by children who were in the Terezin concentration camp.
Drawing Life is currently touring round the country and will be at London’s Barbican tomorrow.”

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Marie Jalowicz Simon

this morning (wednesday 4th), 10.30-10.45am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey) concludes with …

Marie Jalowicz Simon survived in wartime Berlin by taking off the yellow star that marked her out as Jewish, and going underground.
Like 1,700 other Berlin Jews she lived under assumed identities, evaded the authorities and took shelter wherever she could find it.
And after the war she remained in Berlin where she became a professor of philosophy, married and had a family.”

including interview with …
• son hermann simon, who wrote his mother’s story
lisa appignanesi (more…)

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