ONCE OVER LIGHTLY. CHICAGO TRIBUNE ON REVISIONIST PROFESSOR ARTHUR BUTZ
NU professor backs denial of Holocaust by Iran chief
Jewish leaders fear support could add credibility to view
By Jodi S. Cohen
Tribune higher education reporter
Published February 4, 2006
A Northwestern University professor known for denying the Holocaust happened has publicly sided with Iran's hard-line president, who has been on a campaign against Israel.Engineering professor Arthur Butz said Friday that he agrees with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's remarks calling the Holocaust a "myth."
Butz said his comments supporting the president recently were published by the English-language Tehran Times and Iran's semi-official Mehr news agency.