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Switzerland / Jews / France #411306

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 31, 1997
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(Studio: Richard Blystone) The latest moves by Switzerland in an attempt to defuse the controversy over the alleged hoarding of millions of dollars worth of Jewish assets by Swiss banks featured; details given. [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NETANYAHU - says he is pleased with the new atmosphere of cooperation.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Controversial comments concerning Jews made by former Swiss ambassador Carlo Jagmetti that prompted his resignation outlined. [Later, JAGMETTI - reclarifies himself.]

(Paris: Peter Humi) Questions concerning works of art looted from Jews during World War II that now hang in the Louvre in Paris examined; scenes shown of the stolen paintings. [Jewish leader Emanuel WIENTRAUB - says he wants the truth.]

Blystone, Richard;
Humi, Peter;
Woodruff, Judy

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