Israel: The Accused

Outside the brand-new, four-story, limestone Municipal Cultural Center in Jerusalem, a 9-ft.-high wire-mesh security fence was being erected last week. Inside, work is progressing on a bulletproof glass and plastic cage in which Adolf Eichmann will sit when he goes on trial. The cage, declare the Israelis, is both to shield Eichmann from assassination by an enraged spectator and to prevent a sympathizer from slipping him a vial of poison such as allowed Hermann Göring to escape the hangman's noose during the Nürnberg War Crimes trials after World War II.

Ever since he was spirited out of Argentina nine months...

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