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Reagan / West German Trip Controversy #543324

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 30, 1985
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(Studio) House resolution asking President Reagan to cancel Bitburg, West Germany, mil. cemetery visit due to presence of SS graves there.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) House adamancy against Bitburg visit described. [Representative Gary ACKERMAN, Holocaust survivor Menachem ROSENSAFT - oppose Reagan honoring SS.] [Courtesy "Today", Chancellor Helmut KOHL - (thru translator) defs. cemetery visit.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - equates depth of controversy with meaningfulness of reconciliation.] Pentagon's effort to rationalize Bitburg visit mentioned.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) Possibility World Jewish Congress and Holocaust survivors will demonstrate at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during Reagan's visit there if he visits Bitburg cemetery as well reported; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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