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Kristallnacht / Anniversary / Jenninger Speech #559661

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 11, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Frankfurt, West Germany: Mike Boettcher) Resignation of West German parliament speaker Philipp Jenninger in wake of speech he made during anniversary of Kristallnacht reported; details given of Germans' reaction to Holocaust. [In speech, JENNINGER - (thru translator) says Jews perhaps deserved to be shown their place.] Resulting protest noted. [Jewish leader Michele FRIEDMAN - says Jenninger made misunderstandable speech.] Chgs. of insensitivity against Chancellor Helmut Kohl during his 1985 tour with President Reagan of grave site holding Nazi SS troops recalled. Contd. world suspicion of Germany noted. [Pol. scientist Hans-Adolf JACOBSEN - says there is a historical mortgage.] [Student Elke LIPKA - comments.]

Boettcher, Mike;
Chung, Connie

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