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The Miracle At Dunkirk In History And Film


In May 1940, the German army had surrounded retreating Allied forces on the beaches of Dunkirk, France. The British, French, Belgian and Canadian troops were cut off and facing capture or death until a flotilla of more than 800 boats evacuated 338,226 soldiers across the English Channel from May 26 to June 4, 1940.

This is the subject of Christopher Nolan’s special large-format film “Dunkirk,” and the Esquire IMAX in downtown Sacramento is one of 30 theatres worldwide that will have the full-format presentation.  Beth Ruyak speaks with WWII historian Eric Rauchway and Esquire Theatre Director Doug Link about the technical challenges involved in large-format film and the event that inspired it.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Cody Drabble

Insight Producer and On-Air Director

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. In addition to producing and directing the live broadcast of Insight each morning, he also fills in as guest host for Beth Ruyak.   Read Full Bio 

Chris Remington

Former Producer, Insight

Chris joined Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” in September 2016, booking a wide variety of guests, developing questions and producing music elements for the program.  Read Full Bio 

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