NEW YORK (Nov. 14)
A New York broadcasting company announced here today that it has obtained a contract from the Israel Government to record the forthcoming trial of Adolf Eichmann, in Israel, on videotape and film, for distribution to all news media around the world who may request the recordings.
The trial of the No. 1 Nazi specialist in the extermination of Jews is expected to get under way in Jerusalem in the spring, and will last several months. Frank M. Smith, president of the firm, Capital Cities Broadcasting Corporation, said the company will distribute television tape and films at cost. Applications for such facilities have been made to the Israeli authorities by networks and film companies from all over the world.
According to Mr. Smith, his contract with the Israeli Government provides that, if a profit results from the dissemination of the tape and films, such a profit will go to a charity to be designated by Israel.