NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 07, 1979
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(Studio) Cairo newspaper editorial with regard to "Holocaust" television program detailed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Paris, France) Role of Commission of Jewish Affairs and French collaborator Louis Dartier in deportation of French Jews to E. European gas chambers discussed; photos and film shown. Dartier quoted with regard to Jews. French reaction stated. Official suppression of French collaboration records noted. Case of Marel Stuers given as example of French Jew turned in to Nazis by collaborators; his survival of Auschwitz and loss of family there noted. [STUERS - comments.] Popularity in France of American historian Robert Packston stated. [PACKSTON - comments on official resistance to release of information with regard to collaborators.] Vandalism of Jewish property in recent mos. noted. Synagogue destroyed in December shown; details given. Anti-Semitic graffiti in subways noted. Public controversy over movie "Holocaust" discussed. Response to movie cited. [PACKSTON - comments.] French resistance mentioned; film shown.
REPORTER: John Hart