NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 26, 1977
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(Studio) Prelim. report by West German government, with regard to suicides of 3 terrorists, after rescue of hostages from hijacked plane, given. Is noted that leftists in w. Europe don't believe report of suicide and stage protests.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Stuttgart, West Germany) Report released in Stuttgart detailed. Burials for Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin and Jan-Karl Raspe and controversy with regard to site in Stuttgart reported [MAN - cites views with regard to terrorists' burial in common grave.] Stuttgart Mayor Manfred Rommel, is son of World War II field marshal Rommel. [ROMMEL - cites reason for burial in common grave.] Interest of authorities in those attending service for 3 terrorists noted.
REPORTER: John Palmer