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Mengele #95290

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 06, 1985
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(Studio) House reported passing resolution calling on Paraguay government to locate and arrest Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele; similar resolution said pending in Senate Mengele's role in Auschwitz during World War II recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(New York City) Film of Mengele taken in 1966 shown. [Former United States embassy ofr. Dane BOWEN - denies evidence of Mengele's presence in Paraguay.] Bowen's role in embassy there and relationship with President Alfredo Stroessner recalled. [Attorney Gerald POSNER - believes evidence contradicts Bowen's statement] Posner noted meeting with Paraguayan Colonel Alejandro Von Eckstein who confirmed sponsoring Mengele's citizenship in 1959; photos of Mengele's alleged residences shown, discussed. [POSNER - cites evidence indicating Mengele's visits to Brazil and Chile.] [Former Israeli ambassador to Paraguay Benno VARON - notes Paraguayan foreign minister never denied Mengele's presence and suggested commandos handle situation.]
REPORTER: John Martin

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John
Duration:
00:03:10

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