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'''Ward Churchill''' was a professor at the [[University of Colorado]] who [[deceit|falsely represented]] himself as an [[American Indian]] in order to become a lecturer on [[Native American]] studies.
 
'''Ward Churchill''' was a professor at the [[University of Colorado]] who [[deceit|falsely represented]] himself as an [[American Indian]] in order to become a lecturer on [[Native American]] studies.
  
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He was criticized <ref>http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=42638</ref> for referring to the victims of the [[9/11]] attacks as "little Eichmanns", comparing them to the infamous Nazi leader, in an article titled ''Some People Push Back: On the Justice of Roosting Chickens'' <ref>http://www.kersplebedeb.com/mystuff/s11/churchill.html</ref> that was published shortly after 9/11.
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In 2006, the university's Standing Committee on Research Misconduct found Churchill guilty of several charges, including plagiarism and fabrication of information.<ref>http://www.coloradodaily.com/articles/2006/05/16/news/c_u_and_boulder/news1.html</ref>
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Churchill was fired by the University of Colorado on July 24, 2007.<ref>http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,290642,00.html</ref> Churchill then filed a lawsuit, claiming the university violated his right to [[free speech]].<ref>http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,290961,00.html</ref> In a [[Fox News]] interview with University of Colorado President Hank Brown, Mr. Brown defended Ward Churchill's firing.<ref>[http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,291101,00.html]</ref> [[Bill O'Reilly]] says "the freedom of speech issue is bogus. It's all about performance. If a ball player can't catch the ball, he's fired. If a teacher can't reason, he should be fired as well." <ref>[http://www.foxnews.com/video2/launchPage.html?072507/072507_views_oreilly&Talking Points: 7/25&OReilly_Factor_Talking_Points&The demise of Ward Churchill�&Bill O'Reilly&-1& <br />Talking Points: 7/25&Video Launch Page&Opinion ''Fox News Video'']</ref>
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Churchill in 2009 won his lawsuit against the University and was awarded $1, but the judge refused to order his reinstatement as a professor. Churchill remains unrepentant, unscholarly and unemployed.<ref>[http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,530440,00.html?test=latestnews Judge says decision by the university's governing Board of Regents "occurred with sufficient procedural protections]</ref>
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==See also==
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*[[Van Jones]]
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[[Previous Breaking News/Ward Churchill|Articles about '''Ward Churchill''' from previous "Breaking News"]]
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Latest revision as of 00:34, 27 June 2016

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Ward Churchill was a professor at the University of Colorado who falsely represented himself as an American Indian in order to become a lecturer on Native American studies.

He was criticized [1] for referring to the victims of the 9/11 attacks as "little Eichmanns", comparing them to the infamous Nazi leader, in an article titled Some People Push Back: On the Justice of Roosting Chickens [2] that was published shortly after 9/11.

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In 2006, the university's Standing Committee on Research Misconduct found Churchill guilty of several charges, including plagiarism and fabrication of information.[3]


Churchill was fired by the University of Colorado on July 24, 2007.[4] Churchill then filed a lawsuit, claiming the university violated his right to free speech.[5] In a Fox News interview with University of Colorado President Hank Brown, Mr. Brown defended Ward Churchill's firing.[6] Bill O'Reilly says "the freedom of speech issue is bogus. It's all about performance. If a ball player can't catch the ball, he's fired. If a teacher can't reason, he should be fired as well." [7]

Churchill in 2009 won his lawsuit against the University and was awarded $1, but the judge refused to order his reinstatement as a professor. Churchill remains unrepentant, unscholarly and unemployed.[8]

See also

Articles about Ward Churchill from previous "Breaking News"

References