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Special Assignment (Waldheim and Nazi Allegations) #102123

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Austrian President Rudolf Kirchschlaeger's defense of former United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim's role in Nazi army during World War II outlined; scenes shown.

(DC: John Martin) Investigation into Waldheim's army record, contradictions in his account of Nazi war experiences and implications for allegations that he participated in German war crimes examined. [Gerhard WALDHEIM - claims father is innocent.] Historian Robert Herzstein, working for World Jewish Congress, noted finding Nazi army documents indicating otherwise. [Gerhard WALDHEIM, HERZSTEIN -debate findings.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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