The Waldheim Scandal When Austrians Stopped Calling Themselves Hitler’s First Victims

New documentary provides rare look at months leading up to the presidential election of Kurt Waldheim, the former UN secretary-general who conveniently forgot his Nazi past

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It was the spring of 1986, and many angry people had taken to the streets of Vienna. Some were outraged that a man accused of complicity in Nazi war crimes could become their next president. Others were...