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Switzerland / World War II / Missing Gold Inquiry #410095

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 18, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Berne: Peter Morgan) Investigation into whether the Swiss National Bank is still holding Nazi war booty taken from Jews examined. [Parliamentary Legal Committee president Lili NABHOLZ - comments on what the documents show.] ["Banking with the Enemy" author Gian TREPP - cites the problem of tracing the gold back to its owners.] The push from Jewish action groups noted. The related moral issue of Jewish bank accounts that were abandoned after World War II outlined. [World Jewish Congress Secretary General from 1959-1983 Gerhart REIGNER - says no explanation has been given.] The holding of Nazi gold in Britain also mentioned. [British foreign secretary Malcolm RIFKIND, TREPP, Independence Party Verena GRENDELMEIER - comment on the war gold inquiry.]

Bowker, Hilary;
Morgan, Peter

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