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Reagan / West Germany Trip #302926

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 11, 1985
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(Studio) Reaction to President Reagan's announcement that he would not visit Nazi concentration camp during next month's trip to West Germany recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Santa Barbara, California) Controversy over announced plans of Reagan to visit German military cemetery, part of Battle of Bulge staging area during World War II, for Germans and containing no Americans, examined; films shown. His refusal to honor Jewish orgs.' request that he visit Dachau to mark end of World War II noted. [March 21, REAGAN - doesn't want to revive unpleasant memories.] [Holocaust survivors group spokesperson Menachem ROSENSAFT - is appalled President is aligning himself with elements who had hoped for Adolf Hitler's success.] [Chief of staff Don. REGAN - declines comment.] American Legion official's response quoted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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