Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Willis Carto, Neo-Nazism, and Holocaust Denial Timeline

1955 Willis Carto founds neo-Nazi organization called the "Liberty Lobby." Its publishing arm is called "Noontide Press"

1963 Carto takes over The American Mercury magazine

1968 Carto and William Pierce found National Youth Alliance

1974 National Youth Alliance splits--Carto's half is called "Youth in Action"--Pierce's half is called "National Alliance"

1976 Noontide Press publishes Arthur Butz's Holocaust denying "Hoax of the 20th Century"

1978 Pierce publishes "The Turner Diaries"

1979 Carto founds the Holocaust-denying Institute for Historical Review. By 1981 the American Mercury has been retired. Many of the writers from Carto's version of the Mercury appear in the pages of the Journal of Historical Review, the IHR's fake academic journal

1995 Oklahoma City bombing (inspired by "The Turner Diaries")

December, 2005 Ahmadinejad denies Holocaust, IHR writers begin to be mentioned in Iranian government publications

Jan 25, 2006 Butz recaps argument of Hoax of the 20th Century in Mehr News

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