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Hitler Diaries #530031

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 26, 1983
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(Studio) "Stern" noted continuing to insist documents recently discovered are Adolf Hitler's diaries.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Hamburg, West Germany) Continuing controversy over diaries' authenticity examined; "Stern's" claim that Rudolf Hess could verify documents if prison authorities allowed him to review them noted; Hess' relationship with Hitler recalled. World War II films shown. Hess' flight to England recalled. Colonel Eugene Bird's role as commander of Spandau prison and his relationship with Hess noted. [BIRD - notes Hess denied Hitler's knowledge of flight, Hitler's literary laziness.] Reporter Gerd Heidemann's role in diary discovery mentioned.
REPORTER: Henry Champ

(Studio) Hess' birthday noted today; his son said calling for father to examine diaries.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Champ, Henry

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