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Bitburg Controversy / Aftermath #303987

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 06, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Madrid, Spain) President Reagan's effort to deflect Bitburg controversy with anti-USSR speech to young German conservatives examined; films shown. [REAGAN - attacks communist division of Europe.] His response to Bitburg visit and departing gestures with Chancellor Helmut Kohl described. [Menachem ROSENSAFT - believes Reagan's actions speak louder than his words, staining his image.] Reagan's visit to Bitburg reviewed, shown. [Anti-Defamation League spokesperson Nathan PERLMUTTER - feels judging Reagan by one faulty decision is unfair.] [Henry KISSINGER - supports President's decision; calls for halt to debate on issue.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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