Adolf Eichmann stands in his glass cage, flanked by guards, in the Jerusalem courtroom where he was tried in 1961 for war crimes committed during World War II. After his kidnapping by Israeli Mossad.
One of the hundreds of angry letters Arendt received after publication of "Eichmann in Jerusalem." This letter writer had not even read Arendt's book before excoriating the author; he or she merely read a review of the book by a former advisor to the trial prosecution. The picture of Arendt she refers was a rather stodgy portrait of the author wearing pearls.
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil.This is a pretty fascinating account of Eichmann's (a famous Nazi leader) trial and explores the idea that masses share responsibility for the holocaust and that blame cannot be limited to one man.