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West Germany / Flick Scandal #302041

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 24, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Bonn, West Germany) Pol. scandal here over industrialist Frederick Karl Flick's secret payments to pols. examined. [Otto SCHILY - feels Flick affair is worse than Watergate; explains.] Background to scandal reviewed; Flick's father recalled bribing Nazi ldrs to enlarge his empire, include use of slave labor during World War II. [Nuremberg JUDGE - sentences Frederick Flick.] Frederick Flick noted serving small portion of Nuremberg sentence, dying in 1972 5th richest man in world. [SCHILY - considers Flick family wealth to be blood money.] Extent of indictments so far noted. [Pol. analyst Sven BACHLUND - cites impact on Germany's pol. ptys.] Scandal's benefit for Die Gruen political party described.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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