of the photographs taken by
GUESTS came to hear REAL
HISTORY 2000 from Australia, France, Poland,
Lithuania, England and all over the United States.
No sooner had they arrived at the five star hotel
than a luxury coaches took them down to the landing
stage for an unforgettable dinner cruise up the
Ohio River on a picturesque paddle steamer which
had been chartered exclusively for
AFTER dinner, the guests
strolled up onto the deck to view the spectacle of
Cincinnati by night; after a while the boat was
churning through pitch dark waters of the Ohio, on
a balmy, starlit evening.
welcoming the delegates to his annual Real History
convention, David Irving delivered what he
called an "amphibious lecture" entitled
"Scratchings-out," -- documents on Field-Marshal
Rommel, British assassinations, and Pearl Harbor
which have been tampered with to hide vital
CONVENTION moved back to dry land for the rest of
Michigan lawyer Mark
Antonacci spoke on The Shroud of Turin,
providing a remarkable and in-depth account of the
latest scientific investigations into this holy but
also heard Australian author Kimberley
Cornish whose book "The Jew of Linz" on
Hitler's Jewish philosopher school-fellow
Wittgenstein has unsettled the establishment.
His lecture entitled
"The Man Who Was Esther" asked whether
Hitler's encounter with Wittgenstein at the Linz
Realschule was the occasion of his becoming
anti-Semitic? Were Wittgenstein's early
philosophical ideas about language the secret of
Hitler's oratorical powers?
Cornish, was founder of the Cambridge spy ring, and
passed on to Stalin the secrets of the Enigma
Below: David Irving
introduced to the delegates two exclusive movie
previews -- Mr
Death, the award
winning Erroll Morris movie on Fred Leuchter; and
The Holocaust on
Trial, the British
made-for-TV movie of the first stage of his libel
action against Deborah Lipstadt. At right is
delivered the witty after-dinner speech.
provided more customary revisionist fare.
Scientist Germar Rudolf reported on his
persecution by the German government under its laws
for the suppression of free speech, Brian
Renk (far right) on the flaws in Prof.
Robert Van Pelt's evidence in the Lipstadt
Photos: Harry Schaffer,