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Kristallnacht / Anniversary / Jenninger Speech #318848

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 11, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Bonn, West Germany: Bert Quint) Resignation of West German parliament pres. Philipp Jenninger in wake of speech he made during anniversary of Kristallnacht reported; details given. [Opposition leader Hans-Jochen VOGEL - says Germany has been confronted again with dark chapter in history.] Thrust of Jenninger's speech detailed; German tradition of blaming events on Nazis and not Germans noted. [Art historian Carola KLEINSTUECK - says Germans did welcome Adolf Hitler, but Jenninger should not have presented speech in way he did.] Israel's response to Jenninger's detached tone noted. [Israeli foreign minister spokesperson Alon LIEL - says Jews can't accept speech.] [German Jewish leader Michael FUERST - says Jenninger's speech was true.]

Quint, Bert;
Rather, Dan

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