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Austria / Occupation Anniversary #320172

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 11, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) 50th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's Nazi invasion of Austria remembered. Report introduced.

(Vienna, Austria: Doug Tunnell) Anniversary's observance shown in Vienna. [In '38, voice of Edward R. MURROW - comments on celebration of Hitler's success.] Austria's involvement with Nazi Germany reviewed. [Journalist Trautl BRANDSTELLER - says Austria shouldn't try to forget years that country collaborated with Hitler.] Austrian President Kurt Waldheim's Nazi link discussed; photos shown. Waldheim noted not speaking during observance. Scenes shown of Nazi death camps. [Historian Peter EPPEL - comments on survivors' refusal to discuss death camps for years] [Student Martin ENGLEBERG - says country must learn from history.] Workers shown cleaning swastika from memorial to death camp victims.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Tunnell, Doug
Duration:
00:02:40

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