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A good conversation in Zwart Wit. Interesting, controversial and fascinating.

Jan van Friesland has a long TV career and therefore extensive experience in the world of television. His career began for him in 1981 with Koos Postema. In the past 30 years he worked among others on programs such as Klasgenoten, Jongbloed en Joosten, Sonja, Achter het Nieuws, Buitenhof, Van Dis and NOS Journaal.

All the guests of the program Zwart Wit have their own story. A story has always two sides. In Zwart Wit these different sides are going to be discussed.


Business administration person from a multilingual family.
Zwart Wit (Black White)
Saskia Stuiveling
Episode 64
Fri 26 Feb 2016 - 18.32
Professor de Zeeuw seizes the assassin?
Zwart Wit (Black White)
Dick de Zeeuw
Episode 63
Fri 19 Feb 2016 - 18.32
A new soldier of Oranje?
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Sytze van der Zee
Episode 62
Fri 12 Feb 2016 - 18.32
Stepmother of 4000 newborns
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Yvonne Geerdink
Episode 61
Fri 5 Feb 2016 - 18.32
The man of 'bam' and 'bats'.
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Klaas Jansma
Episode 60
Fri 29 Jan 2016 - 18.32
In this episode of ZwartWit Rikkert Zuiderveld, he's been active as a singer for more than fortyfive years.
Zwart Wit (Black White)
Rikkert Zuiderveld
Episode 59
Fri 22 Jan 2016 - 18.32
In this episode of ZwartWit Sybe Schaap joins us, philosopher with both feet in the clay.
Zwart Wit (Black White)
Sybe Schaap
Episode 58
Fri 15 Jan 2016 - 18.32
In this episode of ZwartWit Jeffry Wijnberg joins us, he's a psychologist and writes a colum for 'De Telegraaf'.
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Jeffry Wijnberg
Episode 57
Fri 8 Jan 2016 - 18.32
Harry de Winter who, next to Amsterdam and Spain, lives in Friesland, is succesfull TV producer and programm maker. In this special 30-minute episode of ZwartWit he looks back at 2015 with Jan van Friesland.
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2015: Happines, sadness or pride?
Episode 56
Wed 30 Dec 2015 - 17.00
Today in Zwart Wit we have actor Peter Tuinman who will to Jan van Friesland about his life. From banker to Baantjer.
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Peter Tuinman
Episode 55
Fri 18 Dec 2015 - 18.32
Make the world a more beautiful place from a shed in Uithuizen. Marte Röling is guest en talks to Jan van Friesland about her paintings.
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Marte Röling
Episode 54
Fri 11 Dec 2015 - 18.32
A nothern man at the worldtop. Nanotechnology Professor Ben Feringa is talking with Jan van Friesland. So far he has all of the prizes to be won above his bed, except one; the Nobel Prize.
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Ben Feringa
Episode 53
Fri 4 Dec 2015 - 18.32
The Peter R. de Vries from the North? Rob Zijlstra, court reporter, talks with Jan van Friesland.
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Rob Zijlstra
Episode 52
Fri 27 Nov 2015 - 18.32
In this episode of Zwart Wit is Sander de Rouwe at the table. A politician with a mission.
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Sander de Rouwe
Episode 51
Fri 20 Nov 2015 - 18.32
Environmentalist and journalist Rypke Zeilmaker considers himself to be a ‘boy with two feet in the Frisian clay’. He lives as a sort of monk with all kinds of animals in his self-built abbey in Heeg, away from the busy society.  A softie? Absolutely not, as it turns out.
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Rypke Zeilmaker
Episode 50
Fri 13 Nov 2015 - 18.32
Looking at his appearance, you might believe the always well-groomed poet Jean Pierre Rawie just walked out of a nineteenth-century potograph. Was he born in the wrong century? Is he really like that, is it an attitude or might it be rebellion? Jan van Friesland tries to figure it out in this episode of Zwart Wit.
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Jean Pierre Rawie
Episode 49
Fri 6 Nov 2015 - 18.32
In this episode of Zwart Wit: Sieta van Keimpema, chairman of the Dutch Dairymen Board, interest group for the interest of dairy cattle farmers. She recounts her childhood dream to become a teacher, talks about how she became a farmer and what her life looks like now a days.
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Sita van Keimpema
Episode 48
Fri 30 Oct 2015 - 18.32
In this episode of Zwart Wit: "Lust for life, putting things in perspective, humor, music and playing", these are the core values he lives by. An interview with a TV-personality who carries ‘the soul of the North’: Edwin Rutten.
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Edwin Rutten
Episode 47
Fri 23 Oct 2015 - 18.32
If Kees Wevers didn't get up at the right moment, the Waddenzee might not have existed the way we know it today. As a pupil he made sure the plans to build two roads to one of the islands weren't conducted. It's the story of the dumb in the dike at the Zwart Wit table.
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Kees Wevers
Episode 46
Fri 16 Oct 2015 - 18.32
Charles Groenhuijsen is guest at the show Zwart Wit. He was our man in Amerika for the ´Journaal' and 'Nova'. He interviewed presidents an had an special time in America. Amongst those things the live report of the attacks on the Twin Towers on 9/11. He wouldn't let go of America and that's why he wrote the book Oh, Oh, Amerika, about the powers and weaknesses of a super nation.
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Charles Groenhuijsen
Episode 45
Fri 9 Oct 2015 - 18.32
In This episode of Zwart Wit: although he was born in Friesland and nowadays lives in Sneek, Jacques Monasch is a world citizen. The familiair bloodline of the PVDA-MP runs all the way to Poland, where an ancestor was chief rabbi of Warschau.
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Jacques Monasch
Episode 44
Fri 2 Oct 2015 - 18.32
He was once looking for a summer job and got to clean the garbage the visitors of Dolfinarium left. After that Léon van der Heide got to assist in taking care of the animals and to his surprise grew to be assistant animal trainer. He got a hold of it and gained the ambition to start doing animal shows.
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Léon van der Heide
Episode 43
Fri 25 Sep 2015 - 18.32
Caja Cazemier gets into the soul of a teenager and goes through what they go through. She writes books for young people in which all the problem you get to face as a teenager are the main subject. The reader is confronted with the hard world of an adolescent, suicide, sex, unwanted pregnancy, booze and drugs, family secrets from the war.
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Caja Cazemier
Episode 42
Fri 18 Sep 2015 - 18.32
As an icon of speed skating, he has a very personal style and choice of words to guide athletes to their gold medals. Jillert Anema talks about his coaching in Zwart Wit.
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Jillert Anema
Episode 41
Fri 11 Sep 2015 - 18.32
In this new season we start with a prominent man in Zwart Wit. Henk Bleker gets interviewed and talks about his life as a former Minister of Secretary of Economic Affairs.
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Henk Bleker
Episode 40
Fri 4 Sep 2015 - 18.32
For a long time painter Paul Christiaan Bos is living in Friesland and is wandering overnight by its large garden and was hiding in the adjacent forest. Hours he sits in his hut and wait. He has contact with the owls living there and these animals do not let him go. If he has his 'owls' talk sounds respect in his voice: he is completely captivated by their behavior and intelligence.
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Paul Christiaan Bos
Episode 39
Tue 26 May 2015 - 17.00
Over seven years, Femke Wolthuis was the face of RTL breakfast news. She was the permanent replacement for Jan de Hoop, the man with the mug. Meanwhile Wolthuis works at NOS News. But behind the seemingly neutral stance of the news anchor, without tears or emotion of the most terrible events in the living rooms for a prey, lies in its emotional theater animal and sensitive singer.
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Femke Wolthuis
Episode 38
Tue 19 May 2015 - 17.00
Kasper Peters jumped the proverbial hole in the air when he was elected poet of Groningen. The judges wrote that the city poet Kasper Peters is a creative, dynamic, accessible and representative interpretation "would get. Peters may close city until 2017.
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Kasper Peters
Episode 37
Tue 12 May 2015 - 17.00
He was the man behind Joop van den Ende, he was his spokesperson. But Fred Boot walked around with a great idea; a musical about the story of the Soldier of Orange. Not as large commercial spectacle – that it would be such a huge success he could not dream - but to keep the 'war' negotiable.
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Fred Boot
Episode 36
Tue 5 May 2015 - 17.00
By Wout Zijlstra concerns about strength, muscle power. He is considered one of the strongest people from Europe and his trophy cabinet is packed with the accomplishments he has achieved.
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Wout Zijlstra
Episode 35
Tue 28 Apr 2015 - 17.00
Prof. dr., Douwe Draaisma is memory researcher at the University of Groningen. He made headlines with his books on our memory, in which he argues that the time is always faster as we get older. His books are also read abroad and he is a welcome guest at international conferences.
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Douwe Draaisma
Episode 34
Tue 21 Apr 2015 - 17.00
Tytsy Willemsma is a lobbyist for the three northern provinces in Brussels. She is trying to get the North on the map in Europe. It is her job to look at the right opportunities for the North and turn into benefits for this part of the country. “Agent into opportunities"
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Tytsy Willemsma
Episode 33
Tue 14 Apr 2015 - 17.00
If one driver in the Netherlands that has to do with almost insoluble problems, then it is the mayor of Loppersum, Albert Rodenboog. He could before with a long series of arsons its population still reassure the earthquake problems which afflict his congregation he also tries to keep a cool head.
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Albert Rodenboog
Episode 32
Tue 7 Apr 2015 - 17.00
Originating from the Dutch army was Van Beers director of the Dolphinarium in Harderwijk, a position he held with great passion. Apparently Van Beers has something with animals to make people happy.
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Frankwin van Beers
Episode 31
Tue 31 Mar 2015 - 17.00
Gerard Stout received the prestigious “Grote Cultuur Prijs van Drenthe” 2014. Stout is considered the most prolific writer of Drenthe this time, although he also, and increasingly, writes in Dutch. By his criticism of the contemporary use of the Drenthe, a group of Drenthe language promoters felt that he should give back the price.
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Gerard Stout
Episode 30
Tue 24 Mar 2015 - 17.00
Bertien Minco comes from a Jewish family that has known much suffering during and after World War II in the city of Groningen. Which some of the traumas have determined her life.
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Bertien Minco
Episode 29
Tue 17 Mar 2015 - 17.00
Once started as a puppeteer Verhey later chose painting, hidden in his studio in Weststellingwerf. He caused a furore and gained national prominence when one of Beatrix official portrait made on commission could not be shown. The painting 'was not', because the majesty was too pompous and moreover not a resemblance.
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Anton Verhey
Episode 28
Tue 10 Mar 2015 - 17.00
De Wrede is the leader for the “Partij voor de Dieren” in the States Elections and pulls off the city and country to express her concern about nature and the environment. Her party is growing and is well represented in Groningen at provincial and municipal level.
Zwart Wit (Black White)
Kirsten de Wrede
Episode 27
Tue 3 Mar 2015 - 17.00
Pauline Broekema about her mother and the rest of her family.
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Pauline Broekema
Episode 26
Tue 24 Feb 2015 - 17.00
Pia Dijkstra, born in Franeker, Ever wanted to be an actress or pastor. But she was not an actress. The road leading to the theology, which she studied in Amsterdam. But this path did not lead to the office of pastor, she was attracted by the media in it, she searched her further away.
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Pia Dijkstra
Episode 25
Tue 17 Feb 2015 - 17.00
Engel Modderman is political leader of the United Communist Party (VCP) and his party has seats in two municipalities in Eastern Groningen; Oldambt and Pekela. Once he was a welder at a shipyard but one day he ended up in politics.
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Engel Modderman
Episode 24
Tue 10 Feb 2015 - 17.00
Once Henk van der Zwaag was farmer and he kept cows. He then opted for a position at the Frisian Cattle Breed and after wandering in the veterinary world , he left welfare for that of humans. He was general manager of Empatec in Friesland.
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Henk van der Zwaag
Episode 23
Tue 3 Feb 2015 - 17.00
A mockery, a mic and the energy of the moment. That's what Jan Jaap van der Wal is looking as a stand -up comedian. But that is what the audience wants and he plays to a sold out audiences every time. In his performances he mixes current social criticism, as a mild, pleasant humor, with events from his own life, his own childhood in Leeuwarden.
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Jan Jaap van der Wal
Episode 22
Tue 27 Jan 2015 - 17.00
Podium.TV brings a selection from the works of film director and producer Steven de Jong. De Jong visited secondary agricultural school "because it was expected of him." But imagination got him more grip than a cattle farm and he opted for the world of TV and film Had the teacher in elementary school not seen that only acting had his heart?
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Steven de Jong
Episode 21
Tue 20 Jan 2015 - 17.00
How afraid Jaffe Vink himself for the future?
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Jaffe Vink
Episode 20
Tue 13 Jan 2015 - 17.00
Prof. Brookhuis is always the Bob!
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Karel Brookhuis
Episode 19
Tue 6 Jan 2015 - 17.00
Hans Wiegel, we finish this year in a special Black White , in three parts.
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Hans Wiegel
Episode 18
Tue 30 Dec 2014 - 17.00
The delicate soul of a writer of Hylke Speerstra
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Hylke Speerstra
Episode 17
Tue 23 Dec 2014 - 17.00
The hart is red, the mind is green.
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Lutz Jacobi
Episode 16
Tue 16 Dec 2014 - 17.00
Jongstra, isn't that the man who cuts the meat?
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Atte Jongstra
Episode 15
Tue 9 Dec 2014 - 17.00
Running hard for the racehorse.
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Casper Veldink
Episode 14
Tue 2 Dec 2014 - 17.00
Dutch Drents poet watches over a hundred Dutch water pump stations.
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Marga Kool
Episode 13
Tue 25 Nov 2014 - 18.00
Ups and downs for the Dutch Queen of Happiness.
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Imca Marina
Episode 12
Tue 18 Nov 2014 - 18.00
Piet Paulusma forecasts the weather for Omrop Fryslan and SBS6 for a decade now. He brings the weather at your home.
Zwart Wit (Black White)
Piet Paulusma
Episode 11
Tue 11 Nov 2014 - 18.00
Jim Lambeck is the biggest fan of singer Ede Staal. The story of a life in the service of a deceased singer.
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Jim Lambeck
Episode 10
Tue 4 Nov 2014 - 18.00
Annabelle Birnie tries her museum in axes on the map. New impetus in the land of their beds.
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Annabelle Birnie
Episode 9
Tue 28 Oct 2014 - 18.00
Romée van der Zee used to be afraid of bees. Now the fortunes of the bees her daily work and she does research.
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Romée van der Zee
Episode 8
Tue 21 Oct 2014 - 18.00
Jacques d'Ancona has a keen judgment of men and their arts. But what he really thinks of himself?
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Jacques d' Ancona
Episode 7
Tue 14 Oct 2014 - 18.00
Anne Frank is world famous. Everyone knows her history: in hiding, betrayed, drained by train and killed in the concentration camp.
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Rosa da Silva
Episode 6
Tue 7 Oct 2014 - 18.00
If someone is associated with the North of the Netherlands, it is Hayo Apotheker. He climbed up through the politics of Loppersumse as alderman and became mayor of Muntendam, Veendam, Leeuwarden and even a minster.
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Hayo Apotheker
Episode 5
Tue 30 Sep 2014 - 18.00
Her name is associated with compassion for the seal in distress. Nearly half a century now, she provides care for the lost seals and puts Pieterburen on the map as a seal sanctuary.
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Lenie 't Hart
Episode 4
Tue 23 Sep 2014 - 18.00
Henk Brink is a farmer and deputy for the province of Drenthe at the same time, living in Zwiggelte.
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Henk Brink
Episode 3
Tue 16 Sep 2014 - 18.00
Heleen Sonnenberg is a descendant of the famous Widow Joustra and director of the eponymous Beerenburg Distillery in Sneek.
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Heleen Sonnenberg
Episode 2
Tue 9 Sep 2014 - 18.00
In this episode:
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Kees van Twist
Episode 1
Tue 2 Sep 2014 - 18.00