ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 15, 1976
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(Studio) 3 elderly men brought to federal court in 3 eastern cities on deportation hearings, charged with falsifying documents to gain United States citizenship; charge behind it is their part in actions against Jews in Nazi-controlled areas in World War II.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(NYC) In Baltimore, Maryland, case of Karlis Detlavs, accused of persecution and murder of Jews in Latvia during World War II, comes to court; court proceedings noted. Hartford, Connecticut man taken to Waterbury, Connecticut, for hearing. Bronius Kaminska accused of helping execute Jews in Lithuania in 1941; court proceedings noted. In NYC, immigration officials say Boleslavs Maikovskis threatened, so he's escorted into hearing room; is accused of 15 counts of falsification on applications and committing atrocities as Latvian police official under Nazi occupation; court proceedings noted. Outside, Israeli says he tracked down Maikovskis from war crime center in Jerusalem. [Towiah FRIEDMAN - says now that Maikovskis is found, US government being asked to do justice to him.] [Immigration and Naturalization Service spokesperson Maurice KILEY - says problems inherent in any probe into accusations made years ago, behind Iron Curtain and in war.] Possibilities with regard to deportation of 3 noted.
REPORTER: John Martin Artist: Freda Reiter Artist: Victor Juhasz
(Studio) Case of New York hsewife., Hermine Braunsteiner Ryan, with regard to deportation charges and accusations of Nazi war crimes noted. Ryan now on trial in Germany on war crimes charges.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
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