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By GEORGE F. WILL | August 30, 1993
Newport Beach, California -- Amid the genteel tinkle of restaurant lunch sounds, Mark Weber is having difficulty doing justice to his salmon, such is his passion for justice, as he pretends to understand it. He is trying to persuade me that the Holocaust never happened. It is not going well.I am a hard sell, having visited death camps (Auschwitz-Birkenau, Maidanek, Treblinka) with survivors. But the fact that some Jews survived is part of the Holocaust deniers' ''proof'' that the Nazis never intended extermination.
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April 23, 2012
In response to Ellen Cassedy's "We are here" (April 18), I offer a second opinion. Can there be hope for a country that claimed the highest percentage of Jewish deaths in all of Europe? More than 95 percent ofLithuania'sJews were annihilated - most of them murdered by Lithuanian collaborators who began the frenzied executions of their Jewish neighbors even before the Germans had marched into Lithuania. Yes, there can be hope - if lessons are learned from their past and if the truth is faced by this nation which is now an EU/NATO democracy.
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By DEBORAH E. LIPSTADT | April 18, 1993
Atlanta -- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museu should help combat a disturbing development. In recent years a conglomeration of neo-Nazis, anti-Semites, conspiracy theorists and white supremacists have engaged in a campaign to deny the Holocaust. While most people dismiss them as akin to flat-earth theorists or Elvis sighters they have made inroads in the most unlikely of places.In the early 1990s the deniers focused their activities on the American campus. Their strategy was profoundly simple.
NEWS
February 8, 2007
An organization called the "Holocaust Foundation of Iran" has asked Austria, Germany and Poland to supply documentary evidence of the deaths of Jews during World War II. It's a provocative move, because the purpose of this foundation is to propagate the argument that the Holocaust never happened. And it's easy to see that when the three European countries decline to cooperate, as they surely will, Holocaust deniers in Iran and elsewhere will be quick to argue that they asked for proof of the genocide and none was forthcoming.
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By ARTHUR HIRSCH and ARTHUR HIRSCH,SUN REPORTER | May 21, 2006
When a three-day conference in Tehran on the future of the Palestinians ended last month, the few hundred militant leaders and their backers had heard speeches condemning Israel and pledging support for Hamas - but not, as many anticipated, any experts challenging evidence of the Holocaust. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he'd stage a conference of Holocaust skeptics, right around the time he referred to the mass murder of European Jews during World War II as a "myth." Ahmadinejad may be the first president of a country to challenge the Holocaust, allying himself with an array of claims viewed among serious historians in much the same light as the case for a flat Earth.
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By DAN BERGER | November 30, 1993
There are two kinds of holocaust denial. One insists there was no genocide 50 years ago. The other says there is none now. Make that one kind of holocaust denial. It is a scandal to the Irish that London does not talk to the IRA, and to the British that it does. Cheer up. Mexico has a presidential candidate.
NEWS
By Kenneth Lasson | January 4, 1998
We will show you these concentration camps in motion pictures, just as the Allied armies found them when they arrived. Our proof will be disgusting and you will say I have robbed you of your sleep. I am one who received most atrocity tales with suspicion and skepticism. But the proof here will be so overwhelming that I venture to predict not one word I have spoken will be denied.8, Thomas Dodd, Nuremberg prosecutor (1947) The recent debate at Johns Hopkins University over whether the student newspaper should have published an advertisement denying the existence of Nazi death camps is more than just an academic flap.
NEWS
February 8, 2007
An organization called the "Holocaust Foundation of Iran" has asked Austria, Germany and Poland to supply documentary evidence of the deaths of Jews during World War II. It's a provocative move, because the purpose of this foundation is to propagate the argument that the Holocaust never happened. And it's easy to see that when the three European countries decline to cooperate, as they surely will, Holocaust deniers in Iran and elsewhere will be quick to argue that they asked for proof of the genocide and none was forthcoming.
NEWS
April 23, 2012
In response to Ellen Cassedy's "We are here" (April 18), I offer a second opinion. Can there be hope for a country that claimed the highest percentage of Jewish deaths in all of Europe? More than 95 percent ofLithuania'sJews were annihilated - most of them murdered by Lithuanian collaborators who began the frenzied executions of their Jewish neighbors even before the Germans had marched into Lithuania. Yes, there can be hope - if lessons are learned from their past and if the truth is faced by this nation which is now an EU/NATO democracy.
NEWS
By DOUGLAS BIRCH SUN REPORTER | December 16, 2005
When Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called the Holocaust a "myth" this week, he wasn't only embracing one of the key tenets of modern anti-Semitism. Experts say his harsh rhetoric was also an effort to signal that Iran, not al-Qaida, is the leading force behind militant Islam. And by appealing to Muslims worldwide, he aimed to bolster his regime at home and win support from Arab nations against the West. Although Iranian clerics and politicians have previously questioned the existence of Nazi death camps, the experts noted, Ahmadinejad is the country's first chief of state to do so publicly.
NEWS
By ARTHUR HIRSCH and ARTHUR HIRSCH,SUN REPORTER | May 21, 2006
When a three-day conference in Tehran on the future of the Palestinians ended last month, the few hundred militant leaders and their backers had heard speeches condemning Israel and pledging support for Hamas - but not, as many anticipated, any experts challenging evidence of the Holocaust. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he'd stage a conference of Holocaust skeptics, right around the time he referred to the mass murder of European Jews during World War II as a "myth." Ahmadinejad may be the first president of a country to challenge the Holocaust, allying himself with an array of claims viewed among serious historians in much the same light as the case for a flat Earth.
NEWS
By DOUGLAS BIRCH SUN REPORTER | December 16, 2005
When Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called the Holocaust a "myth" this week, he wasn't only embracing one of the key tenets of modern anti-Semitism. Experts say his harsh rhetoric was also an effort to signal that Iran, not al-Qaida, is the leading force behind militant Islam. And by appealing to Muslims worldwide, he aimed to bolster his regime at home and win support from Arab nations against the West. Although Iranian clerics and politicians have previously questioned the existence of Nazi death camps, the experts noted, Ahmadinejad is the country's first chief of state to do so publicly.
NEWS
By George F. Will | April 16, 2000
WASHINGTON -- David Irving, a "moderate fascist" (his description) who has said his visit to Hitler's Bavarian mountaintop retreat was a "spiritual experience" and that no Jews were gassed at Auschwitz, probably did not help his case when, in rhetorical high gear near the end of the London trial he instigated, he slipped and referred to the judge not as "your lordship" but as "mein Fuhrer." However that may be, Mr. Irving, the faux historian, has now learned, as Oscar Wilde and Alger Hiss did, the price of improvidently claiming to have been defamed.
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By Kenneth Lasson | January 4, 1998
We will show you these concentration camps in motion pictures, just as the Allied armies found them when they arrived. Our proof will be disgusting and you will say I have robbed you of your sleep. I am one who received most atrocity tales with suspicion and skepticism. But the proof here will be so overwhelming that I venture to predict not one word I have spoken will be denied.8, Thomas Dodd, Nuremberg prosecutor (1947) The recent debate at Johns Hopkins University over whether the student newspaper should have published an advertisement denying the existence of Nazi death camps is more than just an academic flap.
NEWS
By Margie Burns | June 8, 1994
RECENTLY I watched a great 1942 movie, "To Be or Not to Be," and was jolted by a familiar name in it.The movie is set in Warsaw in 1939, during the German invasion of Poland: Jack Benny and Carole Lombard play the leads -- husband-and-wife state actors in the grand tradition, Polish Barrymores, who get caught up in the resistance.Late in the movie, Lombard has an appointment at Gestapo headquarters. We see the Gestapo officer's list of appointments. Beneath the name of Lombard's character is the single name: "Schindler."
NEWS
By DAN BERGER | November 30, 1993
There are two kinds of holocaust denial. One insists there was no genocide 50 years ago. The other says there is none now. Make that one kind of holocaust denial. It is a scandal to the Irish that London does not talk to the IRA, and to the British that it does. Cheer up. Mexico has a presidential candidate.
NEWS
By Margie Burns | June 8, 1994
RECENTLY I watched a great 1942 movie, "To Be or Not to Be," and was jolted by a familiar name in it.The movie is set in Warsaw in 1939, during the German invasion of Poland: Jack Benny and Carole Lombard play the leads -- husband-and-wife state actors in the grand tradition, Polish Barrymores, who get caught up in the resistance.Late in the movie, Lombard has an appointment at Gestapo headquarters. We see the Gestapo officer's list of appointments. Beneath the name of Lombard's character is the single name: "Schindler."
NEWS
By George F. Will | April 16, 2000
WASHINGTON -- David Irving, a "moderate fascist" (his description) who has said his visit to Hitler's Bavarian mountaintop retreat was a "spiritual experience" and that no Jews were gassed at Auschwitz, probably did not help his case when, in rhetorical high gear near the end of the London trial he instigated, he slipped and referred to the judge not as "your lordship" but as "mein Fuhrer." However that may be, Mr. Irving, the faux historian, has now learned, as Oscar Wilde and Alger Hiss did, the price of improvidently claiming to have been defamed.
NEWS
September 10, 1993
Holocaust 'debate' is an excuse for hateAt prestigious universities, student newspapers have published full-page ads denying the Holocaust, then juxtaposed the ads with rebuttals and editorial denunciations. But this stratagem does not detract from the outrage or mitigate the damage; it dignifies the notion that this is a debatable issue, that Holocaust denial is a legitimate viewpoint, however reprehensible.What should be denounced, from all quarters, is the act of publication itself. Free speech, the exchange of ideas, is not relevant here.
NEWS
By GEORGE F. WILL | August 30, 1993
Newport Beach, California -- Amid the genteel tinkle of restaurant lunch sounds, Mark Weber is having difficulty doing justice to his salmon, such is his passion for justice, as he pretends to understand it. He is trying to persuade me that the Holocaust never happened. It is not going well.I am a hard sell, having visited death camps (Auschwitz-Birkenau, Maidanek, Treblinka) with survivors. But the fact that some Jews survived is part of the Holocaust deniers' ''proof'' that the Nazis never intended extermination.
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