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Kastner Killers Planned Assassination of Nahum Goldmann

One of three men held in connection with the assassination here of Dr Rudolph Kastner, Hungarian Jewish editor, told police that the terrorist organization had a long-range” plan to slay Dr Nahum Goldmann, president of the World Zionist Organization and chairman of the Jewish Agency, it was revealed today in magistrate’s court A recording of the statement by Zeev Eckstein was played back in court during the hearing today. Eckstein said the underground had planned to murder Dr. Goldmann but that Dr Kastner was “the more urgent case.”