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Austria / Anschluss Anniversary #114297

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 10, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Anniversary of annexation of Austria by Adolf Hitler's forces reported; Austrian president Kurt Waldheim recalled accused of war crimes during Nazi occupation.

(Vienna, Austria: David Ensor) Demonstration for 50th anniversary of Anschluss reported; scenes shown. [Ex-chancellor Bruno KREISKY - (thru translator) says let's not bury past.] Absence of Waldheim from ceremonies noted. [From Austrian TV, WALDHEIM - (thru translator) apologizes for Nazis' actions.] Historical film shown of Hitler's entry into Vienna shown; recreation of Hitler's speeches by actor shown. [In school, STUDENTS - debate Austrian-German relations at time of Anschluss; discuss Waldheim resignation issue.] Vandalizing of war monument by neo-Nazis reported Ceremonies at concentration camp outside Vienna shown.

Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter

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