CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 29, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Jerusalem, Israel: Bill Redeker) Indictment of deported United States auto worker John "Ivan the Terrible" Demjanjuk for Nazi war crimes during World War II and background to case examined; details given, scenes shown. Trial of Adolf Eichmann here recalled. [DEMJANJUK - denies guilt; remarks transcribed on screen.] [Holocaust survivor Gustav BORAKS - (thru translator) recalls Demjanjuk's role at Treblinka gas chambers.] Historical photos shown. [Justice minister Avraham SHARIR - claims Demjanjuk enjoyed torturing prisoners.] [Prime Min. Shimon PERES - comments.] [Defense attorney Mark O'CONNOR - defs. client's innocence.] Defense of Demjanjuk by White House communications director Patrick Buchanan noted.
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