French historian attending US conference narrowly avoids deportation


Henry Rousso, 62, a specialist in the history of the German occupation of France during World War II, and who coined the term 'negationism', was held for ten hours and threatened with deportation by officials at Houston International Airport where he had arrived to give a talk at a conference organised by the Texas A&M University.

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A French historian on his way to a conference in Texas was detained for 10 hours by US border officials and threatened with deportation, reports BBC News.