CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 10, 1983
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(Studio) Senate Intelligence Committee said investigating possible links between Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and United States intelligence agencies; his role as Gestapo chief in France recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Paris, France) German war archives films shown. Barbie's alleged relationship with allied services after World War II and his escape from Europe possibly with their help examined; films, photos shown. [Former United States intelligence agent Erhard DABRINGHAUS - recalls Barbie's info., superiors' promise to him about turning Barbie over to French officials.] Documents of United States and French authorities discussing terms by which United States would surrender Barbie shown, discussed; Barbie's murder of resistance leader Jean Moulin mentioned. Alleged role of US intelligence officers in acquittal of informer Rene Hardie, believed responsible for identification Moulin to Barbie, considered.
REPORTER: David Andelman
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