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Fireworks Erupt as Megyn Kelly Takes on Former Professor Over His Incendiary 9/11 Comments: ‘Did You Have to Be So Callous?!’

“How could you draw a moral equivalence between 3,000 dead Americans and a murderous Nazi like Adolf Eichmann?"

Fox News host Megyn Kelly sparred with Ward Churchill in new video released Monday night, grilling the controversial former professor over incendiary remarks he made the day after the 9/11 attacks.

Churchill, who had taught at the University of Boulder before being fired in 2007, had previously compared victims of the terror attacks to "little Eichmanns," a reference to the Nazi Adolf Eichmann.

"To the extent that any of them were unaware of the costs and consequences to others of what they were involved in – and in many cases excelling at – it was because of their absolute refusal to see," Churchill previously wrote. "More likely, it was because they were too busy braying, incessantly and self-importantly, into their cell phones, arranging power lunches and stock transactions, each of which translated, conveniently out of sight, mind and smelling distance, into the starved and rotting flesh of infants."

"If there was a better, more effective, or in fact any other way of visiting some penalty befitting their participation upon the little Eichmanns inhabiting the sterile sanctuary of the twin towers, I'd really be interested in hearing about it," he added.

Kelly refused to let those comments slip by.

"You sound, like not only do you blame them, like you dislike them," Kelly told Churchill.

"What I'm saying is for effect, in addition the essence is this is what it feels like to be treated this way," Churchill defended, saying the victims were "knowingly involved" in making money in "criminally sanctioned" ways.

“How could you draw a moral equivalence between 3,000 dead Americans and a murderous Nazi like Adolf Eichmann?" Kelly later asked. “Did you have to be so glib about it? Did you have to be so callous?!”

Churchill deflected, prompting Kelly to ask if he plans to ever apologize.

"No," Churchill responded.

Late last week, Kelly had published video showing another part of her interview where she questioned Churchill about whether or not America deserves to be bombed.

The Fox News host is set to unveil the final part of her interview Tuesday night on her program.

This post has been updated.

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