Thursday, July 23, 2009

Nazi Sympathizer David Irving Speaks in Downtown Boise

A dozen locals show up in basement for revisionist book talk

David Irving on Eighth Street in Boise, having a beer before his show.

by Nathaniel Hoffman
Boise Weekly

When a cult figure of the neo-Nazi movement comes to this town, it is not so hard to track him down. David Irving, who, for at least 50 years, has written sympathetic and revisionist books about Hitler and the Nazis, announced months ago on his Web site that he would arrive in Boise on Wednesday, July 15, as part of a 17-city Western and Midwestern book tour. ...

But he never said where he'd be speaking, for fear of protesters showing up and disrupting the thing.