What the last Nuremberg prosecutor alive wants the world to know
By Leslie Stahl, CBS News
It is not often you get the chance to meet a man who holds a place in history like Ben Ferencz. When we first reported on him back in 2017, he was 97 years old, barely 5 feet tall, and he had served as prosecutor of what's been called the biggest murder trial ever. The courtroom was Nuremberg; the crime, genocide; and the defendants, a group of German SS officers accused of committing the largest number of Nazi killings outside the concentration camps -- more than a million men, women, and children shot in their own towns and villages in cold blood.
Ferencz is the last Nuremberg prosecutor alive today. But he isn't content just being a part of 20th-century history -- he believes he has something important to offer the world right now.
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