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Waldheim / Austrian Elec., Nazi Allegations #103471

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 06, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Vienna, Austria: Barrie Dunsmore) Effect of allegations that president cand. Kurt Waldheim was involved in Nazi war crimes on his campaign for Sunday's election here examined; details given, scenes shown. [Pollster Dr. Rudolf BRETSCHNEIDER - cites Waldheim's current standing.] Austria's role as Adolf Hitler's ally reviewed; historical footage shown. Resurgence of entrenched anti-Semitism here noted. [Jewish publisher Karl PFEIFFER - describes anti-Semitic letters.] [TV commentator Eugen FREUND - thinks US move to bar Waldheim's entry is hypocritical in light of support given dictators such as Ferdinand Marcos and Augusto Pinochet.] [WALDHEIM - denies anti-Semitism exists in campaign]

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter

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