NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 24, 1979
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(Studio) Airlift of refugee USSR Jews to United States from Rome today reported; film shown. Group today noted 1st of 25,000 European Jews admitted to US under new govt regulation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Washington, DC memorial services for holocaust victims featured. [Cantor Isaac GOODFRIEND - chants.] Presence of camp survivors as well as Vice President and Pres noted. [President Holocaust Commission chairperson Elie WIESEL - recalls Warsaw ghetto, Treblinka, Auschwitz martyears] [MAN - says Kaddish.] United States government's refusal of Jewish refugees in 1930's recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit
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