After Words

After Words: Neal Bascomb, "Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi" interviewed by former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman

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Neal Bascomb recounts the fifteen-year search for and capture of Adolf Eichmann in Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivor's and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi.  Mr. Bascomb chronicles the SS officer's life under a false identity in Argentina and the worldwide manhunt that led to his capture.  Neal Bascomb discusses his book with Elizabeth Holtzman, former democratic congresswoman from New York, and the author of the Holtzman Amendment that pursues deportation of Nazi war criminals as well as denies them immigration to the United States. 

About the Authors

Neal Bascomb

Neal BascombNeal Bascomb is the author of four books, including "Red Mutiny: Eleven Fateful Days on the Battleship Potemkin." He is a former journalist and editor at St. Martin's Press. For more information, visit the author's website at nealbascomb.com.
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Elizabeth Holtzman

Elizabeth Holtzman is a former democratic congresswoman from New York who served from January 1973 to January 1981. During her tenure in Congress, Ms. Holtzman was the author of the Holtzman Amendment that pursues deportation of Nazi war criminals as well as denies them immigration to the United States. This legislation assisted in establishing the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Special Investigations that is responsible for bringing legal action against Nazi war criminals. Elizabeth Holtzman is currently a lawyer in New York City.

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