Episode 47: Jennifer Robson
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Charlie and Jennifer Robson (Our Darkest Night) discuss the horrors of life as an Italian Jew during the Second World War, those who fled and those who helped them, and the people who chose to stay behind.

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Monte Grappa San Zenone Degli Ezzelini Father Stocco Oddo's page on Yad Vashem Borso del Grappa Chiara Ponchia Rabbi Ottolenghi

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Question Index

00:43 What is it about the First and Second World Wars that interests you? 03:44 Your idea for Our Darkest Night was sparked by a question your son asked you?... 15:07 [Spoiler conversation] Was that Nico? 26:29 Were there many Jewish people who chose to stay behind and not leave? 30:09 How did you come to write about the farm? 33:54 What's next?

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Photograph used with the permission of the author. Credit: Natalie Brown/Tangerine Photography.

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