Exhibition at Topography of Terror Documentation Center Marks 50 Years Since Eichmann Trial


BERLIN (AP).- An exhibit opening in the German capital on Tuesday examines the role Adolf Eichmann’s 1961 trial in Israel played in shaping modern understanding of the Holocaust and World War II, giving survivors an unprecedented chance to tell their stories on a public stage. “Facing Justice — Adolf Eichmann on Trial,” showing at the Topography of Terror documentation center in downtown Berlin, draws heavily on the hundreds of hours of now-iconic film footage of Eichmann sitting calmly inside a bulletproof glass booth as he listened to the testimonies of those who survived his efforts to eradicate them. Andreas Nachama, director of the Topography of Terror, called the trial a milestone in the process of re-