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Mengele #96599

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 11, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Frankfurt, West Germany) Rolf Mengele reported claiming father Nazi war criminal Dr. Josef Mengele died in Brazil in 1979; Mengele's statement quoted on screen. Rationale for Mengele's statement explained. [Family spokesperson Herbert BAUERMEISTER - (thru translator) explains Rolf Mengele's decision.] Josef Mengele's attorney said relaying family's willingness to now help in investigation to Frankfurt prosecutor. Josef Mengele's role at Auschwitz reviewed; historical films shown. Rolf Mengele's expression of sympathy for father's victims quoted on screen.
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Sao Paulo, Brazil) Further circumstantial evidence linking Mengele to remains recently exhumed here examined; films, photos shown. Possibility Nomberto Nafraido Growe inadvertently helped Mengele explained. Bossert family's role in sheltering Mengele until his alleged death recalled. [Dr. Wilmes TEIXEIRA - describes status of forensic examination of remains.]
REPORTER: John Martin

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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