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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 11, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Dean Reynolds) Collapse of new Israeli coalition government headed by Shimon Peres when two members of a small religious party dropped their support examined; details given of critical issue of compromise with Palestinians; scenes shown from Knesset. Key role played by Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, spiritual leader of Lubavitcher ultraorthodox sect, recounted. Call for reform of system to restrict power of such small religious parties detailed. [WOMAN - says the Knesset is a circus.] [Knesset member Dedi ZUCKER - says it is chaos.] [MAN - comments on the government.] Peres' plans to build another coalition mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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