The Nuremberg Trials Revisited

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Friday, September 7, 2001
The post-World War II Nuremberg Trials of Nazi Germany's top war criminals have given rise to such a flood of literature that the publication of further titles rarely seems to be of more than academic importance. The new book by Bavarian journalist Steffen Radlmaier, however, is a truly worthwhile and readable addition to the corpus. It offers a kaleidoscopic view of the Allied tribunal through the eyes of some of the journalists and writers who covered the proceedings for the international press.

A representative selection of chronologically-arranged excerpts from the news articles, essays...