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title: Holocaust Denial on Trial, Podcasts: Dr. Kenneth Waltzer, Holocaust History and the "Angel at the Fence" Affair
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sponsor: Rabbi Donald A. Tams Institute for Jewish Studies
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title: Holocaust Denial on Trial
Transcribed from oral interviews and talks.

Ken Waltzer is the Madison Professor and director of Michigan State University's Jewish Studies program. He was a key member of a team of that disproved a Holocaust memoir, Angel at the Fence set for publication in February, 2009. Waltzer began raising questions to the agent and publisher in November, suggesting that the story was fabricated.

In May 2008 Ken Waltzer delivered the Mona and Otto Weinman lecture at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on "The Rescue of Children and Youth at Buchenwald." He was one of 15 international scholars supported by the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the Museum to explore the newly opened Red Cross International Tracing Service archive in Bad Arolsen.

He is interviewed by Dan Leshem, program manager of the HDOT website.

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The Holocaust Denial on Trial (hdot.org) website works to educate the public about the Holocaust and Holocaust denial. Based on the 1996-2001 David Irving vs. Penguin Books UK and Deborah Lipstadt trial, the project continues to expand with new content and into new languages in order to confront denier myths with historical facts and evidence.

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