The Legacy of Nuremberg

The Legacy of Nuremberg

Streaming Video - 2006
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This program examines the moral and ethical issues involved in the arguments for amnesty, and for retribution, in dealing with war crimes. Using archival material and footage, the program explores some of the major issues raised by the prosecution of war criminals. Among the experts discussing the influence of the Nuremberg trials are Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal; Lord Shawcross, chief British prosecutor at Nuremberg; and Justice Richard Goldstone, chief prosecutor of the War Crimes Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. The program also includes a debate which focuses on the contemporary experiences of war crimes in Bosnia and the process of reconciliation in the new South Africa. Among the five debaters are the Rev. Desmond Tutu and Jacques Verges, a French lawyer who defended the Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c1995.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sd., col., digital file.


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