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Press and Radio Stations from Many Lands to Cover Eichmann Trial

November 28, 1960
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A total of 324 foreign newspapers and other news dissemination agencies have registered to cover the trial of Nazi extermination specialist Adolf Eichmanr, the Government press office announced today. The trial will start on March 6. They include seven international and 27 national news agencies, 170 dailies, 34 radio and television networks and stations and 48 Jewish dailies and weeklies from 35 countries.

The press office issued a detailed circular advising all registered correspondents on technical arrangements, cable rates and facilities, press room arrangements and security limitations for coverage of the trial.

Correspondents will have modern communications equipment at their disposal in the pressroom which will be in the court building here. Simultaneous translations of court proceedings will be provided throughout the trial in English, French, German and Hebrew. Special connections for tape recorders and screens for newsreel photographers will be provided by the Government press office. Journalists will be required to have special permits to enter the courtroom.

Among the correspondents covering the trial will be the famous French author Francois Mauriac, who will represent the Paris Express. Another prominent writer who applied for accreditation was Lord Russel of Liverpool, British prosecutor at the Nuremberg war crimes trials.

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