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Bonn Government Urged to Make Full Reparations Payment

March 10, 1952
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If the West German Government does not “exert itself to the fullest extent in making reparations to the Jews” it should be criticized “severely and openly,” Erich Lueth, originator of the “peace with Israel” movement in West Germany, today told a conference of Protestant organizations at Ansbach. Herr Lueth also told the 170 delegates from various European countries, that Germany “must not take a neutral attitude” toward anti-Semitism and that it dare not overlook the “anti-Semite tendencies which recently cropped up.”

In an address prepared for a radio broadcast during Brotherhood Week in Germany, West German President Theodor Heuss this week-end assailed the “racial hatred” of the Nazis. He also assailed the American denazification program in Germany as too harsh.

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