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Barbie / Nazi Arms Ring #83869

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 22, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(La Paz, Bolivia) Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie's role in arms ring operated by Nazis in South America examined; films, photos shown. Barbie's establishment of trading company and use of it as cover for arms deals discussed. [Interior sub-secretary Gustavo SANCHEZ - (thru translator) claims Nazis coordinated arms sales to Israel.] Israeli ambassador noted denying allegations. [Arms dealer George PORTUGAL - claims Barbie purchased arms for Israel from US.] Odessa-style Nazi network said to include Hans Rudel, Willem Sassen, Frederic Schwend discussed; Sassen recalled associated with Adolf Eichmann.
REPORTER: John Martin

(Studio) "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Martin, John

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