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West Germany / Oktoberfest Terrorism / Neo-Nazism #67780

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 30, 1980
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(Studio) Memorial services for victims of Munich, West Germany's, terrorist bombing of Oktoberfest festival last Friday reported; films shown. Alleged bomber said believed involved in neo-Nazi organization
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Paris, France) Rise of neo-Nazi violence in West Europe said illustrated by August 2 bombing of Bologna, Italy, train station, September 26 rifle attack on Paris synagogue and Jewish schools and bombing of Munich's Oktoberfest that same evening; details given, films shown. International situation and size of current neo-Nazi terrorist groups compared to that existing when Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini began their rise to power. Karl-Heinz Hoffman, believed related to Munich bombing and considering himself another Hitler and calling for dictatorship in Germany, noted heading para-mil. organization; fascist terrorist organization, based in Paris, said believed responsible for last week's attacks on Jewish insts. as well as raising spector of World War II French anti-Semitism illustrated by Vichy government's role in aiding extermination of French Jews; organization named. Both groups discussed, films, photos shown; reaction of Paris Jews today noted. Baader-Meinhof gang and Red Brigades mentioned.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

Jennings, Peter;
Salinger, Pierre

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