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Austrian Court Jails Historian Who Denied Holocaust

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Austrian Court Jails Historian Who Denied Holocaust

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Austrian Court Jails Historian Who Denied Holocaust

Austrian Court Jails Historian Who Denied Holocaust

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An Austrian court sentences British historian David Irving to three years in prison Monday, for the crime of denying the holocaust. Guests examine whether or not anti-Nazi laws are needed more than 60 years after the end of World War II.

Guests:

Derek Scally, Berlin correspondent for the Irish Times

Deborah Lipstadt, professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University in Atlanta

Mark Weitzman, director, Task Force against Hate, the Simon Wiesenthal Center

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