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Austria Elections / Waldheim #309953

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 24, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Vienna, Austria: David Andelman) Clash between supporters and opponents of presidential candidate Kurt Waldheim over his actual role in Nazi army during World War II examined; scenes shown. [Nazi hunter Beate KLARSFELD - feels elec. of Waldheim is tragedy for both Austria and world; explains.] Indications of possible backlash against international criticism of Waldheim's Nazi past considered. Reaction in Austria to international furor over Waldheim's past and move in United States to bar him from entering country noted. [PEOPLE - regret Austria's current image in US; defense cntry.'s role in World War II.]

Andelman, David;
Schieffer, Bob

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