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E. Germany-Jews Relations / Kristallnacht Anniversary / Ruelzheim #559274

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 17, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) E. German leader Erich Honecker quoted with regard to Jews killed during Nazi persecution. Honecker reported meeting with Jewish leaders to discuss reparations to Jewish victims. Report introduced.

(Ruelzheim, West Germany: Mike Boettcher) Reunion of Jews in Ruelzheim to commemorate Kristallnacht, night that Jews were first marked for persecution, featured. [Robert BAUMANN - greets his neighbor Elizabeth Waldenberg for first time since Kristallnacht.] Reunion and events of that night discussed; historic scenes shown. [Dorothy LOWENBERG - comments on persecution.] [Ludwig HAAS - shows wife his home and recalls persecution.] Mayor quoted. [Hugo ROSENBERGER - recalls life before persecution.] Waldenberg shown grieving at her mother's grave.

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom

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