(Munich 323) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, July 27, 1946. MS, brief, Chief British prosecutor Sir Hartley Shawcross making final plea for conviction (speech only partly recorded). HMS, showing left side of prisoners' dock - Goering, Jodl, and others speaking with their attorneys during recess. HMS, von Papen and Seyss-Inquart during recess. 01:50:15 HS, MLS, MS Shawcross making his final plea for conviction of the defendants. 01:50:49 "12 million men, women, and children have died thus, murdered in cold blood." 01:51:07 "What right has any man to mercy who has played a part, however indirectly, in such a crime?" Pan of courtroom to prisoners' dock, including Goering, von Ribbentrop, Keitel, Kaltenbrunner, Rosenberg, Doenitz, Sauckel as Shawcross is heard reading a witness account of SS murdering Jews from Dubno. Defendants chatting. HMLS, Prosecutor Jackson, Dodd, and others seated at table; Shawcross in left FG is speaking. CUs, Shawcross delivering account. HMS, another pan of defendants in dock during Shawcross's speech.
Timecodes starting with 01: refer to the Master and User (VHS) copies. Timecodes starting with 00: refer to the Protection (Beta SP) copy.
Tape previously considered NURM 1.
Biography / History:
1993.177.1 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased the collection from the National Archives and Records Administration in 1988. The footage was obtained as research for the Museum's Permanent Exhibition audiovisual monitors on the War Crimes Trials in Nuremberg.
DODD, THOMAS J.
NUREMBERG (INTERNATIONAL MILITARY TRIBUNAL)
PAPEN, FRANZ VON
RIBBENTROP, JOACHIM VON
WAR CRIMINALS/WAR CRIMES TRIALS
US Army Signal Corps
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 111 ADC 6091
1"; Betacam SP; VHS
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