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West Germany / Crystal Night Anniversary #255804

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 09, 1978
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(Studio) West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt's statements made on anniversary of 1st Nazi pogrom against Jews quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bonn, West Germany) Details given about anti-Semitism's growth in Germany under Adolf Hitler, leading to 1st outright attack on Jews by Nazi storm troopers on November 9, 1938. Films and photos shown. Event is called Crystal Night. Remembrances of Crystal Night in West Germany, by Jews and others alike, described. Attendance at Cologne synagogue's services by Schmidt, pres. Walter Scheel and members of cabinet noted. Candlelight march in Berlin mentioned.
REPORTER: Hal Walker

(Studio) Vandalism at Saint Paul, Minnesota, synagogue on Crystal Night reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Walker, Hal

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