(Thursday, November 29, 1945; during the Nuremberg trials) — Tearing away the sanctimonious mask behind which the German leaders had cloaked their evil acts and intentions, the American prosecution presented today before the International Military Tribunal a one-hour nightmare in motion pictures depicting the fear and terror and the nameless horror of the concentration camps that, the prosecution charges, were an integral part of their hold on the German people.
Video: 'Nuremberg Day 2 Defendants Plead (translated captions)'
(Wednesday, November 21, 1945; during the Nuremberg trials) — One day after the trial of the major Nazi war criminals by the International Military Tribunal began in Nuremberg, Germany, the defendants entered their pleas of “not guilty.”
(Wednesday, October 5, 1955, 8:00 p.m. EDT) — The Diary of Anne Frank, a stage adaptation of the book The Diary of a Young Girl by Holocaust victim Anne Frank (1929-1945), opened tonight at the Cort Theatre on Broadway in New York.
The cast was led by Joseph Schildkraut as Otto Frank and Susan Strasberg as Anne Frank.