ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 04, 1986
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) United Nations reported agreeing to open its archives to investigation of former United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim's alleged Nazi activities during World War II.
(NYC: Lou Cioffi) United Nations noted only opening its files in past for investigations by United States of Klaus Barbie and Joseph Mengele and to Israel in its prosecution of Adolf Eichmann. [Israeli ambassador to United Nations Benjamin NETANYAHU - explains request to view Waldheim's United Nations files.] Waldheim's reaction described; his current candidate for Austrian president mentioned. Waldheim's questionable version of events reviewed. [NETANYAHU - wants the truth.]
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.