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Eichmann Trial -- Session 1 -- Reading of indictment

Film | Accession Number: 1999.A.0087 | RG Number: RG-60.2100.001 | Film ID: 2000

Session 1. Court officials are organizing the courtroom for the trial. Various individuals walk around the room, greeting and talking to each other. There is occasional sound as the trial commentators prepare for Session 001. The trial begins, and the camera focuses on Adolf Eichmann as he sits in the glass box. As the three judges, Moshe Landau, Benjamin Halevi, and Yitzchak Raveh enter the courtroom, the commentators detail trial particulars such as the trial number and specific court officials. Judge Landau formally ascertains the defendant's identity and choice of council. He then grants permission for the accusations to be read, and notes that all counts will be recited in Hebrew (the official language of the court), followed by the German translation. The tape ends during the German translation of Count One, Letter (g).

Film Title
Eichmann Trial
Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:34:10
Event Date
1961 April 11
Locale
Jerusalem, Israel
Language
English
Hebrew
German
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archives of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:38
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