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West German-Czechoslovakian Relations / Nazi War Crimes #228075

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 13, 1973
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(Studio) West German Chancellor Willy Brandt reelected as chairperson Social Democratic party. West Germany and Czechoslovakia announce are moving toward treaty of friendship to erase 1938 Munich Pact. Other traces of Hitler era remain.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dusseldorf, West Germany) Many former Nazi war criminals live comfortable lives in West Germany. Some even draw government pensions. [Former Nuremburg prosecutor Robert KEMPNER - says many former Nazis develop illnesses every time their trials come up.] List given of former high Nazi officials who have escaped prosecution. Some former Hitler aides have been tracked down, but they remain free. Even the Nazis brought to trial in recent years have escaped with sentences of a few weeks in jail because of so-called ill health.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Cronkite, Walter;
Sheahan, John

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