thursday 5th september, 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio
the holocaust denial trial (presented by rebecca kesby) (in the witness history series)
“The controversial historian, David Irving, tried to sue Penguin Books and professor Deborah Lipstadt for libel after she called him a Holocaust denier in one of her books. The case drew intense media interest.
• Deborah Lipstadt told Rebecca Kesby what it was like to have to defend her work and the memories of survivors of the Holocaust at the High Court in London in 2000. History was on trial.”
(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3csyx03)