Nuremberg Revisited; an Innovative Look at the Nazi War-Crime trials.(OPED)(POLITICAL BOOKS)
Byline: Arnold Beichman, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Viewing the Nazi leaders on trial at Nuremberg, George Orwell wrote: "Somehow the punishment of these monsters ceases to seem attractive when it becomes possible; indeed, once under lock and key, they almost cease to be monsters."
In a sense, William F. Buckley Jr.'s latest novel, "Nuremberg: The Reckoning," has de-monstered the major German war criminals who went on trial at Nuremberg between 1945 and 1946 without de-monstering their criminality. In Nuremberg, the ancient city where Adolf Hitler once held his lynch-mob rallies, there were in 1945 no Holocaust deniers. What had happened to 6 million European Jews …
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Publication information: Article title: Nuremberg Revisited; an Innovative Look at the Nazi War-Crime trials.(OPED)(POLITICAL BOOKS). Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: June 25, 2002. Page number: A19. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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