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Facing the glass booth : the Jerusalem trial of Adolf Eichmann

Author: Haim Gouri; Michael Swirsky
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Published in English for the first time, Facing the Glass Booth is a detailed account of Adolf Eichmann's trial by the poet and journalist Haim Gouri, who was assigned to cover the event by the Israeli daily newspaper Lamerhav. Packed with tension, Gouri's riveting descriptions of the testimony reveal a marked shift in attitudes toward Holocaust survivors in Israeli society. His account is both a historical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Adolf Eichmann; Adolf Eichmann
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Haim Gouri; Michael Swirsky
ISBN: 0814330878 9780814330876
OCLC Number: 54803639
Description: xviii, 337 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Speech of accusation and lament --
Day and night and day --
Minor logistical officer --
Problems of communication --
"That which was . . ." --
Shmuel Grynszpan and Benno Cohen --
Story of God's servants --
Disciples of the Angel of Death --
Miracles --
Why fear death? --
Marta's Sabbath dress --
Documents, Amsterdam, Copenhagen --
"March to the star" --
Narrowing booth --
Heinrich-Karl-Ernst Grueber --
After a month --
Yitzhak Nehama of Salonica --
Ghost of the past? --
Exhibits T/1091 to T/1099 --
Hungary, Hungary --
Psychologist --
Part of the crime --
Yoke of guilt --
Our glorious brothers --
Blaze forth, Teutonic fire --
Forest and a small railway station --
Planet of ashes --
Potato power --
In vino veritas --
Key? --
Power of the imagination --
"Legal basis" --
Addenda and notes --
"Hour to an hour and a half" --
Ivan and Nikolai --
Jacques Stern's face --
In the madhouse --
Ghosts --
That deal --
On assignment --
Cross-examination --
Insomnia --
Falsehood --
Puzzle --
"Yes, but ..." --
You go to Maidanek? --
Patrimony --
Bear, the dog, and the man --
Categorical imperative --
Last chance --
Final questions --
Last document --
True picture --
Black flag --
Concluding speech --
Dr. Robert Servatius --
Jerusalem trial --
Convicted --
Words in the forest --
Deserving of death --
No reply --
The sentence --
"Human rights" --
Book and the appeal --
Making it short --
Last round.
Other Titles: Mul ta ha-zekhukhit.
Responsibility: Haim Gouri ; translated by Michael Swirsky ; with a foreword by Alan Mintz.
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A detailed account of Adolf Eichmann's trial by the poet and journalist Haim Gouri, who was assigned to cover the event by the Israeli daily newspaper "Lamerhav". The trial changed attitudes towarsd  Read more...

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