Holocaust denial is political, not epistemological, phenomenon [audio 36min]


This week, Iran hosted an international conference questioning the Holocaust. It met with outrage from much of the world, and raised questions about the goals of such an event. Looking at the politics of Holocaust denial are guests Mike Shuster, NPR Diplomatic Correspondent; Robert Satloff, Executive director of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, author of Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust's Long Reach into Arab Lands (PublicAffairs, 2006); and Fawaz Gerges, Christian A. Johnson Chairholder in Middle East and International Affairs at Sarah Lawrence College in New York. Webpage includes book excerpt from Satloff's Among the Righteous.
Read entire article at NPR "Talk of the Nation"