Is historical truth worth fighting about? Historian Deborah Lipstadt was forced into an English courtroom to defend charges that she had libeled a Holocaust denier. It became her burden to prove that the Holocaust had, in fact, happened. Does truth matter? What are the limits of free speech. Join us as we welcome Deborah Lipstadt, First Amendment attorney Floyd Abrams, to discuss the case that was an international sensation and is now is a major motion picture, Denial.
Co-produced with the Forum on Law, Culture & Society as part of the its annual FOLCS Film Series.
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