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Reagan / West Germany Trip #303077

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 19, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Contd. controversy over President Reagan's decision to visit German mil. cemetery and stop at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp noted illustrated by White House Congress Medal awards ceremony today. [REAGAN - defs. honoring German war dead in spirit of reconciliation.] [Medal recipient and Holocaust survivor Elie WIESEL - pleads with President not pay tribute at cemetery containing SS graves; feels Reagan's place is instead with SS victims.] Chancellor Helmut Kohl's pressure on Reagan to proceed with cemetery visit described.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Bergen-Belsen, West Germany) Reaction here to President Reagan's decision to visit examined. [PEOPLE - comment.] Anne Frank noted among Bergen-Belsen victims; camp's role in Holocaust recalled. Historical films, photos shown.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Los Angeles, California) Reunion here of Bergen-Belsen survivors featured; photos shown. [Sarah WASSER, Rachel LUBOCKI, Dasha LEWIN - recall Bergen-Belsen; resent Reagan honoring SS.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Tunnell, Doug;
Wagner, Richard

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