ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 11, 1983
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(Studio) USSR noted capitalizing on United States relationship with Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie after World War II.
(Vancouver, Canada) Former jewel thief Robert Wilson's relationship with Barbie in Bolivia examined; photos shown. [WILSON - acknowledges his criminal background; recalls relationship with Barbie.] [Audio tape of BARBIE - discusses his role in war events; remarks transcribed on screen.] World War II films shown. Barbie's claim that resistance fighter Rene Hardie betrayed leader Jean Moulin noted. [Voice of BARBIE - denies killing Moulin directly.] United States intelligence agents' alleged role in aiding Barbie's escape to Bolivia noted. [WILSON - recalls United States aid to Barbie.] CIA and military intelligence said noted commenting on Barbie's claims. Barbie's photograph of Adolf Hitler shown.
REPORTER: John Martin
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