“This is the first time in the six weeks that anyone has come along with a serious analysis and debate about the actual history” – Ken Livingstone.
Ken Livingstone gets grilled on his historical claims about Hitler and Zionism. Some key moments:
8:46 – Holocaust survivor Mala Tribich MBE delivers video message to Ken expressing her offence.
35:00 – Ken concedes his historical source, Lenni Brenner, is anti-Semitic, saying in his defence that he read Brenner’s book 30 years ago and “my memory’s not my best point”.
46:18 – Ken refuses to answer whether he would call Hamas his “friends”.
Alan Mendoza also discussed the offence he caused to the Jewish community, as well as Ken’s views on Hamas and Jeremy Corbyn.