ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 27, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: John Martin) Justice Department reported banning entry into United States by Austrian President Kurt Waldheim for his war crimes as Nazi ofr. during World War II; details given, scenes shown. [Justice Department spokesperson Terry EASTLAND - announces department's decision.] Technicality allowing Waldheim to still be admitted as head of state noted. [Attorney General Edwin MEESE - notes ruling applies to Waldheim as individual only.] Austria's reaction described. Basis of evidence against Waldheim reviewed. [World Jewish Congress executive director Elan STEINBERG, Wiesenthal Center spokesperson Rabbi Marvin HIER - praise decision.]
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