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Volume Thirteen · Number Six · November/December 1993

Between 1980 and 2002, The Journal of Historical Review was published by the Institute for Historical Review. It used to be the publishing flagship of the revisionist community, but it ceased to exist in 2002 for a number of reasons, mismanagement and lack of dedication being some of them. CODOH mirrors the old papers that were published in that journal.

Crossing Swords in France on the Holocaust Issue

Assassins of Memory: Essays on the Denial of the Holocaust, by Pierre Vidal-Naquet. Translated and with a foreword by Jeffrey Mehlman. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992. Hardcover. 205 (+ xxvi) pages. Notes. Index. ISBN: 0-231-07458-1. In no country has Holocaust revisionism gained greater ground than in France. Most of the blame or credit for…

The Journal of Historical Review, A Look Back

Perhaps ten years ago, surely twenty years ago, one could justifiably argue that there was no need to teach Holocaust revisionism in Holocaust courses, as revisionism was nothing more than a smattering of articles by unknown and scattered people. The story today is quite different. — Dr. Carlos Huerta, Touro College, Jerusalem, writing in Martyrdom…

Letters

No Hardship I have suffered no hardship or embarrassment whatsoever [as a result of the publicity over the appearance of my letter in the IHR Newsletter. See the Sept.-Oct. Journal, p. 38], and I deem it a great honour to be mentioned in [the new anti-Revisionist book] Holocaust Denial. You will appreciate that in our…

Willis Carto and the IHR

Willis Carto is perhaps best known as the founder and director of Liberty Lobby, an organization based in Washington, DC that publishes a weekly tabloid paper, The Spotlight. Carto has also been affiliated with the Institute for Historical Review since its founding in 1978. As those who have attended recent IHR conferences know, the IHR…

New Books Seek to Discredit ‘Growing Threat’ of ‘Holocaust Denial’

Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory, by Deborah Lipstadt. New York: Free Press, 1993. Hardcover. 278 pages. Notes. Index. $22.95. ISBN: 0-02-919235-8. Holocaust Denial by Kenneth S. Stern. New York: American Jewish Committee, 1993. Softcover. 193 pages. Notes. Index. $12.95. ISBN: 0-87495-102-X. Hitler’s Apologists: The Anti-Semitic Propaganda of Holocaust “Revisionism” edited…

Cole on Morton Downey Show

David Cole appeared on the nationally-broadcast Morton Downey television show, on the episode aired October 13 (or 14), 1993. Downey was at his typically raving and vicious worst, loudly denouncing Cole as “crap,” and saying that the young Jewish Holocaust revisionist should be given “a damn good spanking.”

Three Revisionist Books from Germany

The Rudolf Report: Germany’s “Leuchter Report” A German chemist’s meticulous new technical-forensic examination of the alleged execution “gas chambers” of Auschwitz has been attracting a good bit of attention in Europe. Printed on glossy paper in a large, magazine-size format, this 110-page report contains numerous photographs (several in color), charts, diagrams, and more than 200…

Memoir by Veteran ADL Official Provides Revelations

Square One, by Arnold Forster. New York: Donald I. Fine, 1988. Hardcover. 423 pages. Photographs. Index. ISBN: 1-55611-104-5. John Cobden is the pen name of an American writer whose essays on political issues have appeared in nationally-circulated magazines and major daily newspapers, including the Hartford Courant and the Orange County Register. His writings on aspects…

Revisionist Commentary Opens Eyes in Milwaukee

Friday August 13, 1993 READER VIEWS Challenging facts of Holocaust is responsibility of historians THE HOLOCAUST, like any other historical event, should be studied in depth to separate the propaganda from the facts. To seriously argue that no individual or organization has any right to challenge the established version of a historical event goes squarely…

Fred Leuchter Arrested in Germany

Fred A. Leuchter, Jr., the American execution hardware specialist who insists that claims of wartime mass gassings at Auschwitz are not true, was arrested in Cologne, Germany, on October 28, half an hour before his scheduled appearance on a television show. Fred Leuchter Leuchter was arrested without an arrest warrant or formal charges. He was…

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