Utrecht Centre for Television in Transition

Monthly Archives: April 2014

Judith Keilbach on televising the Eichmann trial

The trial against Adolf Eichmann is one of the first transnational television events. When the trial opened on 11 April 1961, journalists from all over the world were in Jerusalem to report on the proceedings. The trial was not only covered in the printed press and on radio, but also recorded for television, with videotapes…

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