Prosecutor to Speak for Seven Hours at Opening of Eichmann Trial
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Prosecutor to Speak for Seven Hours at Opening of Eichmann Trial

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Attorney General Gideon Hausner, who will be the chief prosecutor at the trial of Nazi Adolf Eichmann, will deliver a seven-hour statement to the three-judge court when the hearings open here next Tuesday.

An indication of the strict precautions organized for the trial was given in the formal notice today to all foreign correspondents that they, like all other persons attending the trial, will have to undergo personal searches whenever they enter the court compound. The only exceptions will be judges and diplomats.

With almost all courtroom seats reserved for correspondents, foreign observers, diplomats and legal experts, only 20 seats will be available to the general public and these on a first-come, first-served basis. However, 600 seats will be available to the public at Ratisbon Hall where the trial proceedings will be televised simultaneously on a wide screen.

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