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Lipstadt, Deborah E
History on trial : my day in court with David Irving / Deborah E. Lipstadt
1st ed
New York : Ecco, c2005
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  KD379.5.I78 L57 2005    AVAILABLE
Gift from Sid Bolkosky, 2012
Subject Irving, David John Cawdell, 1938- -- Trials, litigation, etc
Lipstadt, Deborah E. -- Trials, litigation, etc
Penguin (Firm) -- Trials, litigation, etc
Subject(s) Trials (Libel) -- England -- London
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography
Holocaust denial
Physical Description xxi, 346 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-328) and index
Contents A personal and scholarly odyssey -- The defense strategy -- Auschwitz : a forensic tour -- Our objective changes -- "All rise!" -- Irving in the box : not a denier but a victim -- The chain of documents -- The Holocaust : random killings or systematic genocide? -- Queues and gas chamber controversies -- An American professor -- Exonerating Hitler, excoriating the Allies -- Fighting words -- Revolting calculations -- Lying about Hitler -- The diary of Anne Frank : a novel? -- Our German contingent -- Cavorting with thugs or guilt by association? -- One-person gas chambers and white people's polkas -- The final scene -- Judgment day : phone chains, psalms, and sleepless survivors -- Enormous thanks -- The "jester's costume."
Summary A chronicle of the author's five-year legal battle with writer David Irving, a prolific supporter of Holocaust denial, describes how the author and a team of experts defended against Irving's libel suit while exposing his distortions of history
NOTE Gift from Sid Bolkosky, 2012
Alternate Author Library donation, 2012

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