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Middle East / Israel / Rabin Assassination / Jewish Violence #157680

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 06, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The background to the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by a fellow Jew featured; earlier scenes shown of public rallies attacking Rabin and then-foreign minister Shimon Peres. [Two ISRAELIS - criticize the government.] The warning signs to violence, including the martyrdom of Meir Kahane, who believed all Arabs should be expelled, reviewed. The belief held by some that part of the blame lies with the political opposition, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, stated. [NETANYAHU - denies contributing to a climate of extremism.] [JEW - says the prime minister was a criminal who had to be killed.]

Jennings, Peter

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