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The following article, relating to David Irving's failure to gain entry to 
Australia (send GET IRVING IRVING.AUS to listserv@oneb.almanac.bc.ca for
information about the Australian government's refusal to grant an entry
visa to Irving in 1992.), was sent to me recently.

The article came with a request for additional information and/or
Australian radio/television transcripts... can anyone provide them?

Archive/File: holocaust/england/irving irving.aus2
Last-Modified: 1993/06/22
 
`The Jewish Telegraph' (Scottish edition), Fri May 28th, 1993, p11

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 Isreal has only 10 years left, says Holocaust row man

BRITISH Holocaust-denier David Irving who was refused entry into
Australia, still managed to get his message across to the public.  He
used interviews, conducted from abroad with the local media.  In an
interview on the national Network 7 in Australia, Irving claimed his
campaign would bring about "the destruction of the state of Israel".  He
added that the sight of black cricketers competing for England gave him
a "queasy feeling." Irving predicted that Israel would be destroyed
within 10 years because that is how long it would take him and his
colleagues to overturn the belief in the holocaust.

On national ABC Radio, Irving claimed that Hitler was anti-Jewish "up
to 1933" but that he had no reason to believe Hitler was responsible for
the murders of "up to hundreds of thousands of Jews." Asked if he was a
racist, Irving replied that he was a nationalist and a patriot and that
was the basis of his objection to non-Anglo-Saxon involvement in British
public life.  Renewed interest in Irving followed the denial last week
of his visa application to Australia and, afterward, widespread
opposition to his plans to reach the public via a videotape of a speech
he would have given had he been permitted to enter Australia.

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