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Waldheim / Nazi Allegations #309026

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 04, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Former United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim said accused of mbrship. in Nazi orgs. and activity in Nazi unit responsible for mass deportations of Greek Jews during World War II.

(DC: Bill McLaughlin) Waldheim's response to allegations examined; historical photos shown. [WALDHEIM - (thru translator) attributes accusations to smear campaign] Waldheim noted running for president of Austria; his role as aide to executed Nazi war criminal General Alexander Loehr cited. Waldheim's version of his war experiences in autobiography described. [Representative Stephen SOLARZ - cites implications of current revelations due to UN's anti-Israel resolutions during Waldheim's tenure as United Nations Secretary General]

McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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