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Eichmann Trial Will Cost Israel $1,680,000 Plus Court Expenses

February 24, 1961
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The total expenditure in connection with the forth-coming trial of Adolf Eichmann was expected to be more than 3,000,000 Israel pounds ($1,680,000), according to an estimate today. Of this sum, 1,800,000 pounds ($1,000,000) will have been spent by the end of the current fiscal year on April 1.

The largest item in the breakdown of anticipated expenses is 950,000 pounds ($532,000) for special cable, telephone and radio equipment. Other items include completion of the Municipal Cultural Center, where the trial will be held, technical and electronic processing equipment, furniture, security arrangements and prosecution expenses. The estimate does not include the cost of capturing Eichmann and bringing him to Israel, and court expenses.

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