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Holocaust / American Nazi Party / Skokie March Issue #53499

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 19, 1978
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(Studio) 35th anniversary of date that Nazis began systematic destruction of Warsaw ghetto and commemoration of event in Poland by Jews from around world noted. Memories of these events by Jews now living in Skokie, Illinois, mentioned.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Skokie, Illinois) [Meyer PAPIER - describes experience in Auschwitz.] Photos shown. Papier's experiences along with those of many of residents of Skokie, 11, in Nazi concentration camps outlined. American Nazi party's following of Adolf Hitler's ideology and party's attempts to march thru streets of Skokie mentioned. Film shown. [PAPIER - wouldn't let Nazis come in front of his store and says there are thousands of others like him. Doesn't care what would happen to him.] Current television product "Holocaust" and its effects on those who survived, like Bluma and Elias Federman, described. [FEDERMAN - says if Nazis didn't like someone they killed him.] Federman's viewing of "Holocaust", with children who have no actual knowledge of situation and with friend and camp survivor Erna Ganz, and their reactions noted. [FEDERMAN - says problem was that

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:04:00

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