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Mengele #94870

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 16, 1985
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(Studio) Today noted birthday of Nazi war criminal, Auschwitz's Dr. Josef Mengele.
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

(Gunzburg, West Germany) Efforts to determine Mengele's whereabouts, currently focusing on Autenreid, West Germany, featured; films shown. [Wiesenthal Center spokesperson Rabbi Marvin HIER - questions implications of US intelligence information on Mengele.] Townspeople noted claiming Mengele's first wife and son, not the doctor, lived in Autenreid after World War II. [Maria WOERLE - denies Mengele lived there.] Some investigators mentioned believing Mengele secretly lived in Autenreid for several mos. after the war. [Mengele prosecutor Hans-Eberhardt KLEIN - (thru translator) notes refusal of Mengele family to cooperate.] [Dieter MENGELE - denies family co. has ever supported uncle.]
REPORTER: John Martin

Reporter(s):
Martin, John;
Sullivan, Kathleen
Duration:
00:02:10

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