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Reagan controversial visit to war cemetery

Title
Reagan controversial visit to war cemetery
Genre
News report; Interview; Vox pop
TX Date
6 May 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:04:09
Description
Report about US President Ronald Reagan’s controversial visit to Kolmeshohe Cemetery near Bitburg in Germany, where several SS officers are buried. Includes excerpts from Reagan’s speech at the cemetery. Also comment from Jews who travelled to Germany to protest and American supporters. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
Ronald Reagan
Keywords
USA; Demonstrations; Military personnel; Jews; State visits; Second World War (1939-1945); Holocaust; Ronald Reagan; Visits; Germany FR; Cemeteries

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