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Israel / Demjanjuk Trial #107472

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 16, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Israel's kidnapping and trial of Adolf Eichmann recalled.

(Jerusalem, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Opening of trial for reputed Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk, accused of slaughtering Jews at Treblinka where he was known as "Ivan the Terrible" during World War II, featured; details given, scenes shown. Historical footage shown. [Prosecutor Yona BLATMAN - (thru translator) outlines chgs. against Demjanjuk.] Evidence against Demjanjuk reviewed. [White House communications director Patrick BUCHANAN - accuses USSR of framing Demjanjuk; defs. him.] [Defense attorney Mark O'CONNOR - defs. client.]

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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