A. D. L. Presented with Original Visual Record of Eichmann Trial
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A. D. L. Presented with Original Visual Record of Eichmann Trial

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The original visual record of the Adolf Eichmann trial–over 400 hours of testimony on nearly 1,000 miles of video tape–was presented to the archives of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith and will be available as a research source for historians, lawyers, psychiatrists, writers, and all others interested in the proceedings.

The record was taped during the 14-week trial in Jerusalem by Capital Cities Broadcasting Corporation, under an exclusive agreement with the Israeli government. According to Frank M. Smith, chairman of the board of Capital Cities, the value of the tapes is about $500,000.

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