ISRAEL: Justice on Trial

In a tiny, improvised cell in a secluded villa, War Criminal Adolf Eichmann, 54, last week volubly answered questions hour after hour. As though bent on slow-motion suicide, the man charged with responsibility for the murder of 6,000,000 Jews was eager to tell all, often asked for pencil and paper to enlarge his replies. With evident satisfaction, Israel's Chief Investigator Abraham Selinger reported that the thin, flop-eared ex-Gestapo leader—who had proclaimed that he would kill himself if he were ever captured—was the most "cooperative" suspect he had ever interrogated.

Selinger's satisfaction was not universally shared....

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