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Nazi War Criminals / Linnas #315078

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 05, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) United States government's effort to deport Karl Linnas to Estonia as Nazi war criminal and background to investigation examined; details given, scenes shown. [Nazi expert Allan RYAN - claims Linnas participated in Nazi atrocities.] USSR said sentencing Linnas to death after trying him in absentia. [Anu LINNAS - claims father's innocent.] Attorney General Edwin Meese's political dilemma explained. [April 1, 1981, survivor Hans LOTTS - (thru translator) recalls Linnas' execution of prisoners.] Linnas' attorney Ramsey Clark and White House aide Patrick Buchanan said both claiming Linnas has been framed by USSR . [BUCHANAN - questions USSR 's moral authority to try Linnas.] [Wiesenthal Center spokesperson Rabbi Marvin HIER - defs. prosecution of Linnas.] Current status of case outlined.

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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