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Austria / Waldheim Interview / Nazi Link Issue #113871

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 15, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Appearance of Austrian President Kurt Waldheim on Austrian television to call charges against him slanderous reported Interview by ABC introd.

(Vienna, Austria: Pierre Salinger, Ted Koppel) Exclusive interview with Waldheim featured. [WALDHEIM - says has nothing to hide about military record.] Report from historical commission recalled. [WALDHEIM - says didn't commit or participate in war crimes; denies lying and calls accusations unfounded; says hopes friends in United States will believe him.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Pierre Salinger) Discussion of Waldheim's support by Austrian people and his refusal to resign as president reported Interview noted subject of tonight's "Nightline".

Jennings, Peter

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