Steadily, smoking has gotten to be known to be such a killer. It makes it difficult to put your lead character with a cigarette in his mouth.
Smoking is just a prop or wardrobe that helps identify a character as a bad guy. They have to do whatever they can to make the audience feel that this is a despicable person who is fighting or challenging the hero.
the historical truth and that I alone have been getting it right.
because of my ability to stand up to the experts ... to take them all on single-handed.
applaud uncontrolled colored immigration.
Irving has for his own ideological reasons persistently and deliberately misrepresented and manipulated historical evidence
History is like a constantly changing tree.
I made a mistake when I said there were no gas chambers at Auschwitz.
Of course it's a question of freedom of speech. The law is an ass.
Of course, it is a question of freedom of speech. Obviously, you can't trust German historians, you can't trust Austrian historians if they are constantly writing the history with the law over their shoulder, telling them what to write.
The interesting questions are what did Hitler know, did Himmler conceal it, did he keep it from Hitler, where was the killing done, was it Auschwitz, was it the Reinhard camps and that's what people are frightened to research, because they go to prison for it.
What you're saying is 'Has a historian the right to offend?' and the answer is very definitely, yes.