Deborah Lipstadt

Exclusive: ZOA Slams Historian Douglas Brinkley for Likening 1/6 to Holocaust — ‘Deranged Partisan Lunacy’

After presidential historian Douglas Brinkley compared documentation of last year’s Capitol protests to footage of the Nazi Holocaust, Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) head Morton Klein expressed outrage over the historian’s “breathtaking insensitivity,” while demanding a “profuse apology” on his part for having “minimize[d] and diminish[ed] the monstrous Holocaust.”

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 09: Douglas Brinkley speaks onstage during the 2021 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award Gala on December 09, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights)