When Marina Berkovich escaped Kiev, USSR and landed in the United States as an 18-year-old refugee she never would have guessed her career as a Naples documentary producer would put her face-to-face with a Holocaust denier. Kiev, she said, was the “City of Denial” in the USSR, a country of denial, after all.
Then this spring a BBC TV show, which uses DNA analysis to find out more about historical figures, claimed Hitler’s mistress had Jewish heritage. They said they had used some of Eva Braun’s hair for the test. Berkovich and her husband were assigned to get reaction for a prime Russian TV network. And that reaction would be from one of the world’s leading Holocaust deniers, who claimed to own a lock of Hitler’s hair. We’ll hear from Berkovich on how she dealt with this rare interview and why the denier is in Florida.