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Exclusive interview with Jeremy Paxman – CVHF 2014

Notorious broadcaster and journalist Jeremy Paxman discusses with Xander Drury his recent book ‘Great Britain’s Great War’ as well as sharing his thoughts on his role as the ‘Grand Inquisitor’ and life after leaving Newsnight.

Jeremy Paxman at CVHF 2014

Jeremy Paxman at CVHF 2014

 

Interview with Charles Glass – CVHF 2014

Acclaimed broadcaster, journalist and writer Charles Glass talks about all things Syria, reflecting with Xander Drury on how the conflict has descended into such global crisis whilst also affording some thoughts on what is still to come in the future.

Charles Glass at CVHF 2014

Charles Glass at CVHF 2014

 

Interview with Kate Adie – Chalke Valley History Festival 2014

Veteran war correspondent and reporter Kate Adie talks on Day One at CVHF 2014, discussing with Xander Drury her glittering career in journalism as well as her latest book ‘Fighting on the Homefront: The Legacy of Women in World War One’.

Kate Adie at CVHF14

Kate Adie at CVHF14

Interview with Holocaust Survivor Freddie Knoller – CVHF 2014

Auschwitz survivor Freddie Knoller shares with Xander Drury his amazing story of survival. Knoller fought in the French Resistance  before being betrayed after a failed love affair and was arrested by the Gestapo.  Tortured, he was eventually sent to Auschwitz but survived both that and the Death March of January 1945. Here Knoller reveals how it was his optimistic outlook that pulled him through such unprecedented toils.

Freddie Knoller at CVHF

Freddie Knoller at CVHF

 

Exclusive interview with Dan Snow

Xander Drury interviews leading historian and broadcaster Dan Snow on the opening day of Chalke Valley History Festival 2014, speaking on what makes history such an important and special subject as well as sharing his thoughts on D-Day, the World Cup and Twitter.

Dan Snow at CVHF14

Xander Drury in conversation with Dan Snow