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(Studio) "Stern" reporter Gerd Heidemann's defense of role in Hitler diaries hoax outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Hamburg, West Germany) Heidemann's denial of "Stern's" claim that he profited financially from hoax examined. [Attorney Egon GElS - claims "Stern" ignored opportunities to investigate diaries brought them by client.] Heidemann's further remarks outlined. [Gina HEIDEMANN - supports husband.] Question of forger's identity considered.
REPORTER: Henry Champ
(Studio) Heidemann said fired by "Stern" today.
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Champ, Henry
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