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Barbie / Oradour Massacre #290853

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 10, 1983
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(Studio) Extradition of Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie, known as the Butcher of Lyons, to France in recent months said ruled legal by French court today; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Oradour-Sur-Glane, France) Barbie's life in prison described; his attorney Jacques Verges, mentioned, shown. Nazi SS massacre of Oradour-Sur-Glane June 10, 1944, in reprisal for Normandy landing by Allies recalled, detailed. Efforts of survivor Robert Hebras to preserve massacre's memory as lesson to world noted; East German court noted convicting and sentencing SS commander Heinz Barth for Oradour slaughter.
REPORTER: David Andelman

Andelman, David;
Rather, Dan

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