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Slovik Widow Death #62086

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 07, 1979
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(Studio) Story of World War II soldier, Pvt. Eddie Slovik, the only American executed for desertion, recalled; death of widow today reported.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(NYC) Efforts of Antoinette Slovik to clear husband's name noted; details of his alleged desertion while under command of General Dwight Eisenhower recalled. Photos shown. Until publication of "The Execution of Private" "Slovik" by William Bradford Huie, Mrs. Slovik reported never told how husband died. [May 1977, Antoinette SLOVIK - discusses situation.] Army's denial of benefits to Mrs. Slovik recalled. [Antoinette SLOVIK - says somewhere there's got to be justice.] Senator noted delaying vote on her benefits until next week; Mrs. Slovik reported dying in Detroit hospital this morning.
REPORTER: John Martin

Reporter(s):
Jarriel, Tom;
Martin, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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