NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 08, 1985
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(Studio) West German president's celebration of V.E. Day anniversary described; today's observances of French President Francois Mitterrand, Germans and British noted. Films shown.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(London, England) Celebrations in Britain with Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher and Queen Elizabeth featured; films shown. Thatcher's political opposition to celebrating recalled. [Voice of Queen ELIZABETH - recalls V.E. Day.]
REPORTER: John Cochran
(Cologne, West Germany) V.E. Day observances in West Germany examined; films shown. Chancellor Helmut Kohl's participation mentioned. Vet. Karl Heinz Kaiser's recollections of war and praise of President Reagan's Bitburg visit quoted. [PEOPLE - explain meaning of V.E. Day anniversary for them.] E. Berlin ceremonies described, shown.
REPORTER: Stan Bernard
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