This edition: TRUTH VS. DENIAL:Rachel Weisz and Deborah E. Lipstadt
Original tape date: September 19, 2016.
First aired: October 7, 2016.
Hear Academy Award® winning actress Rachel Weisz and the woman she plays in the compelling new film “Denial”: acclaimed author and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt, whose real-life experiences inspired “Denial.” Lipstadt’s book of the same name recounts her court battle to prove the Holocaust actually occurred after British historian David Irving sued her for libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. “Denial,” which opens September 30, is directed by Emmy Award winner Mick Jackson, adapted for the screen by BAFTA and Academy Award nominated writer David Hare and also stars Tom Wilkinson and Timothy Spall.