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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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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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