CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 07, 1983
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(Studio) Return of Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie to Lyons, France, site of his crimes against humanity as Gestapo ofr. during World War II, reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Paris, France) Barbie's activities against French Jews and resistance fighters recalled; photos shown. [Simone LAGRANGE - describes 1st. meeting Barbie.] [BARBIE - (thru translator) claims his behavior was justified due to war.] [LAGRANGE - (thru translator) conts. description of beating.] Barbie's torture and murder of French resistance fighter and hero Jean Moulin noted. [Moulin's WIDOW - (in French) calls for justice.] Concern among French Jews for call by some for vengeance against Barbie noted. [Rabbi Michael WILLIAMS - thinks inflicting new wounds is more painful than reviving old ones.] [BARBIE - (thru translator) claims he was defense military government] Issue of Barbie possibly revealing identity of French who collaborated with Nazis discussed; President Francois Mitterrand shown paying homage at Moulin's tomb.
REPORTER: David Andelman
(Studio) Barbie noted tried and sentenced twice in absentia in France; his current legal status mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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