Sir Nicholas Winton

Recorded in 2014. Sir Nicholas Winton was just 29 when he helped rescue more than 600 mostly Jewish children from Nazi persecution in Czechoslovakia. What motivated him?

Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved more than six hundred Jewish children from the Holocaust, died this week aged 106. HARDtalk recorded this special edition of the programme with him at his home in England in November 2014.
When he was just 29 he helped rescue more than 600 mostly Jewish children from Nazi persecution in Czechoslovakia. He told Stephen Sackur he hated being labelled a hero and explained his motivation for organising the rescue mission.

30 minutes

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Wed 18 Oct 2017 19:30GMT

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Presenter Stephen Sackur
Interviewed Guest Nicholas Winton

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