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Denial

From: L.A. Theatre Works
Series: L.A. Theatre Works
Length: 01:57:58

Just how far would you go to defend free speech?
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Denial
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Denial_artwork_small The First Amendment protects people’s rights to disseminate conspiracy theories, such as the alleged cover-ups about the moon landings or UFOs. But what happens when self-proclaimed “scholars” publish dubious facts that preach intolerance — statements which can, in turn, incite others to violence? A Jewish lawyer finds out the hard way when she takes on a new client: a well-spoken Holocaust denier. Stephanie Zimbalist, David Clennon, and Harold Gould star in Denial by Peter Sagal, the host of NPR's Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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The First Amendment protects people’s rights to disseminate conspiracy theories, such as the alleged cover-ups about the moon landings or UFOs. But what happens when self-proclaimed “scholars” publish dubious facts that preach intolerance — statements which can, in turn, incite others to violence? A Jewish lawyer finds out the hard way when she takes on a new client: a well-spoken Holocaust denier. Stephanie Zimbalist, David Clennon, and Harold Gould star in Denial by Peter Sagal, the host of NPR's Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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