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Hitler Diaries #530077

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 28, 1983
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(Studio) Continuing controversy surrounding alleged diaries of Adolf Hitler noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Bornersdorf, East Germany) Issue of alleged plane crash here in 1945 carrying Hitler's ostensible documents examined; films shown. Those said killed in crash listed on screen. Crash witness Richard Elbe's disagreement with "Stern" over details of crash noted; Gertrude Goebbel's different version of crash and Hofried Ludereitz's account of incident outlined. Ludereitz noted claiming Hitler and Eva Braun were aboard plane. Implications of East German government's cooperation with journalists over issue considered.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) Hitler's adjutant George Schulze-Koosens disbelief in diaries' authenticity noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Bittermann, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom

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