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ADL Asks Lachlan Murdoch to Cancel Tucker Carlson's Jan. 6 Documentary on Fox Nation

Newsweek logo Newsweek 10/29/2021 Toria Barnhart
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is the latest entity to slam Tucker Carlson's new Fox Nation Series Patriot Purge for statements made in the documentary. Pictured: Tucker Carlson speaks during the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC) Feszt on August 7, 2021 in Esztergom, Hungary. © Janos Kummer/Getty Images The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is the latest entity to slam Tucker Carlson's new Fox Nation Series Patriot Purge for statements made in the documentary. Pictured: Tucker Carlson speaks during the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC) Feszt on August 7, 2021 in Esztergom, Hungary.

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is the latest entity to slam Tucker Carlson's new Fox Nation Series Patriot Purge for statements made in the documentary.

The documentary series, which is available for streaming on November 1, focuses on the January 6 Capitol Riot. In an October 28 letter to Fox Corporation CEO Lachlan Murdoch, Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO and national director of the ADL, encouraged Murdoch to cancel the show over claims that the riots were "false flags".

The letter argues that Carlson and a number of other "disinformation artists" who were interviewed for the piece made suggestions that the insurrection was a "false flag" and that the "Left is hunting the Right, sticking them in Guantanamo Bay... leaving them there to rot."

"Let's call this what it is: an abject, indisputable lie and a blatant attempt to rewrite history. As an organization committed to fighting antisemitism and all forms of hate, we remain deeply concerned that the false narrative and wild conspiracy theories presented by Carlson will sow further division and has the potential to animate violence," Greenblatt wrote.

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