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Reagan / West Germany Visit Controversy #303210

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 25, 1985
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(Studio) Anti-Semitic statement by West German magazine "Quick" on continued controversy over President Reagan's scheduled visit to German military cemetery noted claiming Jewish conspiracy to control media; response of Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Reagan's commitment to Bitburg cemetery visit and intensity of controversy examined. [REAGAN - evades question on issue.] [Chancellor Helmut KOHL - (thru translator) defs. visit.] Petition to Kohl of Democrat and Republican Congress asking him to cancel Bitburg stop discussed. [Representative Robert MRAZEK - explains purpose of letter.] [Representative James SENSENBRENNER - wants President to recognize his error; notes extent of opposition to visit in Congress] [Jimmy CARTER - thinks Reagan is "psychologically incapable" of admitting mistakes.] [Sister Carol RITTNER - reads ad bought by church leaders for Sunday's "New York Times" opposing Bitburg stop.] White House stance on issue now, as well as that of Reagan, described.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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