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Reagan / Bitburg Controversy #96396

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 03, 1985
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(Studio) Remark concerning Jews seen written by presidential aide Patrick Buchanan during recent White House mtg on Bitburg cemetery controversy quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Buchanan's comment, written during meeting with United States Jewish leaders, discussed. [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - questions Buchanan's motives.] Buchanan's response to report, first broadcast on NBC last night, outlined on screen. [Jewish ldr Ken. BIALKIN, United States Holocaust Memorial Council spokesperson Elie WIESEL - support Buchanan's explanation.] [April 19, WIESEL - asks Reagan to avoid Bitburg, to honor victims of SS.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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