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Laurel Leff

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Laurel Leff is a professor of journalism. She was a professional journalist for 18 years reporting for the Wall Street Journal and the Miami Herald.

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2006

Sunday, 5 March 2006

In Buried by The Times: The Holocaust and America’s Most Important Newspaper, Laurel Leff examined the many decisions that were made along the chain-of-command of the New York Times that ultimately resulted in minimising, misunderstanding and diluting the reporting of the Holocaust. She described how journalists in New York, London, Berlin, Moscow, Paris, Bucharest and Jerusalem reacted to news as it reached their bureaus.

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.