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The Devil is a Gentleman

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12 minutes
Source: CBS Video

This 60 Minutes segment reviews Nazi war criminal Adolph Eichmann's career in the Nazi party and subsequent trial in Israel in an attempt to examine the nature of his character. Mike Wallace interviews several people who knew Eichmann, including the prosecuting attorney, a former SS colleague, a psychiatrist, and a Holocaust survivor. The program raises fundamental questions about judgment and responsibility.

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