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History on Trial

  • The Charleston Library Society 164 King Street Charleston, SC, 29401 United States (map)

In a history-making court case, historian Deborah Lipstadt and Penguin Books were sued for libel in an English court by David Irving for accusing him of Holocaust denial. Deborah Lipstadt won the trial and became the topic of the film, Denial, scripted by David Hare and starring Rachel Weisz. Deborah Lipstadt will discuss the contemporary relevance of the case.




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