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Austria / Anschluss Anniversary #114338

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 12, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Vienna, Austria: David Ensor) Demonstrations in Vienna, Austria, against President Kurt Waldheim during anniversary of Adolf Hitler's invasion of Austria reported; scenes shown. [Concentration camp survivor Rosie JACHMAN - (thru translator) says Waldheim had to know of war crimes.] [Green party chairperson Freda Meisner BLAU -says we want president who is not an anti-Semite.] Historical film of Anschluss shown; debate within cntry. over nation's past noted. Otto von Habsburg, son of last Austrian emperor, shown during commemorative service. Showing of Simon Wiesenthal's film "Genocide" reported Austria's confrontation with own past reiterated.

Ensor, David;
Serafin, Barry

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