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Wiesenthal / War Crimes #503507

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 29, 1979
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(Studio) West German parliament debate with regard to extension of Nazi war crimes laws noted; Helmut Schmidt said favoring continued investigation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Vienna, Austria) Simon Wiesenthal's role as Nazi hunter examined; success of his efforts cited. Response with regard to former Nazis since television movie with regard to holocaust noted. [WIESENTHAL - notes mail since "Holocaust" showing.] Scenes from movie shown; Austrian response detailed. Proliferation of concentration camps in Austria cited; Mauthausen featured. Films and photos shown. Letter from Nazi doctor to Heinrich Himmler with regard to experiments on prisoner detailed; photos shown. West German parliament debate with regard to war crimes laws extension noted. Wiesenthal's campaign to end limitation on crimes stated. [WIESENTHAL - comments.] Reasons for Wiesenthal's search cited. [WIESENTHAL - says holocaust can happen again to others.]

Chancellor, John;
Hart, John

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