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Reagan / West Germany Visit Controversy #543119

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 21, 1985
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(Studio) Message sent by President Reagan to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp ceremonies today quoted.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Bergen-Belsen, West Germany) Chancellor Helmut Kohl's remarks today here examined; films shown. Contd. criticism of Reagan's planned visit to German mild cemetery, site of SS graves, by international Jewish community noted. [World Jewish Congress spokesperson Kalman SULTAKIN - feels Reagan shouldn't honor Nazis.] Ambassador Arthur Burns' efforts to rationalize Reagan's now-scheduled stop here noted. [Survivor Jack SANTCROSS - thinks President's visit is meaningless; explains.]
REPORTER: Paul Miller

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) Circumstances leading to Reagan's decision to visit German military cemetery reviewed. [Courtesy "This Week", David GERGEN - discusses Kohl's request of Reagan to visit cemetery, Deaver's role.] Deaver's and Don. Regan's roles in preparing visit recalled; Elie Wiesel's plea to Reagan Friday mentioned.
REPORTER: Emery King

King, Emery;
Miller, Paul;
Palmer, John

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