Directed by Heather Schmulian
Adolph Hitler Der Fuehrer argues he was an instrument of the Almighty in carrying out the destruction of the Jews at that fateful moment in history. He gave the world exactly what it wanted. Mankind made its judgment and he carried it out.
Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR, the 32nd president of the United States is summoned as a reluctant witness for the Defense. The Defense counsel argues that Roosevelt's failure to raise immigration quotas was a clear message to the Third Reich that the American government's policies on the Jewish question were in line with the Defendant's.
Pope Pius XII Papal Secretary of State and then Pope during the period of The Third Reich. He is summoned as witness for the defense but refuses to cooperate. Under hostile examination by Defense Counsel, he defends the Concordat signed in 1933 which promoted relations between the Reich and the Vatican. Pius defends his silence during the war period by stating that he was "silent to avoid worse misfortunes".
Henry Ford Founder of the Ford Motor Company and leading industrialist in the first half of the 20th century. He is summoned as a defense witness for Hitler. He gives his views on the threat of the Jewish world conspiracy, which he advanced in his book, THE INTERNATIONAL JEW, and in his newspaper, THE DEARBORN INDEPENDENT. His financial support of the Nazis is revealed during Jefferson's cross-examination.
Richard Wagner German composer whose racial theories greatly influenced Hitler is summoned as a defense witness. Wagner offers his warning regarding the racial degeneration of the German people which was being brought about by the inferior breeds and the Jews.
Martin Luther As counsel for Hitler, he argues that the greatest personalities in the history of mankind believed as his client did; that Hitler was the avenging angel to punish the Jews for their desecration of Christ's holy name and that Der Fuehrer was fulfilling the aspirations of mankind by ridding humanity of its worst enemy, the Jews.
Lady Justice Blindfolded with flowing robes and the sword of justice, she calls G_d as a witness to the trial. She has been sent from the higher world to convene this Tribunal in order to confront mankind with its own complicity in this tragedy.
Joan of Arc The great French heroine, herself persecuted for her religious beliefs, is the prosecutor for the Spirit of Man. She brings the moral conflicts into focus and argues that Hitler and his historical accomplices must be found guilty in order for mankind to redeem itself from humanity's darkest era.
William Shakespeare
England's foremost dramatist is called to the stand to offer testimony on his reasons for the creation of the character of Shylock, the classical medieval stereotype of the Jew. As an extract of Act 4, Scene 1, of the Merchant of Venice is offered as evidence, Shakespeare's personal motives become all too clear.

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