David Irving appeared in an Austrian court yesterday at the start of his trial for denying the Holocaust, saying his views had changed since he made his remarks 17 years ago.
If found guilty he faces up to 10 years in prison. Handcuffed and wearing a blue business suit, Irving, 67, appeared calm when he told reporters before the formal proceedings began: "I am not a Holocaust denier. My views have changed.
I am sure he views changed about the same time he realized he was facing ten years in jail.
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