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World War II / Israel / Demjanjuk Case #579020

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 23, 1991
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(Studio: John Cochran) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Stan Bernard) Reexamination of case of retired auto worker John Demjanjuk, who was convicted in Israel of being "Ivan the Terrible," leader of Treblinka concentration camp that killed Jews in gas chambers during World War II, featured; 1987 trial scenes shown; details given of new evidence from KGB documents in which camp guards identified Ivan Marchenko as Ivan the Terrible. [Demjanjuk's lawyer Yoram SHEFTEL - calls it a frame.] [On April 18, 1988, DEMJANJUK - says he is innocent.] [During trial, camp SURVIVOR - (thru translator) identifies him as Ivan.]

Bernard, Stan;
Cochran, John

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