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Everyman: Silent Witness

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In 1942 the International Committee of the Red Cross made a dramatic decision: it chose to maintain its philosophy of confidentiality and remain silent about Nazi plans to exterminate the Jews. Why? Everyman has obtained exclusive access to new research about the controversy. Is confidentiality really the necessary price of access to the victims of war? And would the Red Cross do the same today? lain Guest talks to delegates who have faced similar heart-rending decisions in more recent conficts in El Salvador and the Gulf, and finds them facing impossible choices.

Contributors

Presenter: Iain Guest
Film Cameraman: Colin Munn
Producer: Angela Kaye
Everyman Editor: Jane Drabble

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Everyman: Silent Witness

BBC One London, 28 August 1988 22.25






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