A7 Radio's "Walter's World" with Walter Bingham
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It’s 50 years since Adolph Eichmann, the notorious architect and Executor of the Holocaust was caught in Argentina by the Mossad, Israel’s Secret Service, and brought to Jerusalem for trial. The leader of the team was long time Mossad agent Peter Malkin, who relates here how he physically captured him and how he was taken to Israel. A thriller in the true sense of the word. Malkin asks how a man who looks like you and I can commit such atrocities. Also: A report from the Conference on Public Diplomacy that plainly shows why the world perceives
a wrong and distorted Image of Israel and her struggle – and what needs to be done to put this right.
Peter Zvi Malkin
Walter Bingham was born in Germany. Just days before the outbreak of WWII, with the help of a Zionist youth movement he was selected for a place on the ‘Kindertransport’ to Great Britain. Walter saw front line action during the Normandy invasion of Europe and was awarded the Military Medal for ‘Bravery in the Field’. In England Walter also acted in films including several Harry Potter films.
On the day of his Aliyah in August 2004 he transferred his programme ‘Walter’s World’ to Israel National Radio as a weekly Magazine programme and it has been running here regularly ever since.
Walter is an accomplished public speaker and was a member of a visiting panel of lecturers at schools throughout the UK, where he spoke on events in the Third Reich. He has also spoken at schools in the USA and addressed audiences in Israel.