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Waldheim / Nazi Allegations #101763

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 04, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) "New York Times" reported claiming former United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim was active in Nazi unit which deported Greek Jews during WW II; Waldheim, currently candidate for president of Austria, said allegedly also member in Nazi youth orgs.

(No location given: Lou Cioffi) Waldheim's alleged role in Nazi unit under General Alexander Loehr, who was later hanged for committing atrocities against civilians, examined; photograph shown. Waldheim's account of his military experiences in recent autobiography outlined. [World Jewish Congress spokesperson Israel SINGER - accuses Waldheim of being Nazi, a liar and present at places where war crimes were committed.] [WALDHEIM - denies being member of any Nazi organization; claims his family was persecuted by Nazis; claims he was merely interpreter.] [War crimes investigator Serge KLARSFELD - feels accusations against Waldheim are weak; explains.]

Cioffi, Lou;
Jennings, Peter

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