Biography (1997)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Military & War, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |  
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This episode of Biography chronicles the chilling life and times of Adolf Eichmann, henchman for Hitler and architect of the "Final Solution." It was Eichmann who turned his hatred of the Jews into an energy that created the death camps. This tape chronicles Eichmann's efforts during the war years, and also takes a hard look at the years that followed, tracing the search for Eichmann led by Simon Wiesenthal, a search that culminated in a daring raid by Israeli agents that finally brought Eichmann to justice. Using a careful blend of archival footage and exclusive interviews, this episode of Biography brings the story of Eichmann's story, crimes, and eventual capture to life.