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November 25, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
East German leader Egon Krenz announced Friday that the formerly all-powerful East German Communist Party wishes to relinquish its constitutional role as the main political force in the country. In bending to the demands for radical change, Krenz's unexpected statement could put the party in jeopardy when it contests the new and free elections the Communist regime has promised the nation.
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December 2, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The East German Parliament voted overwhelmingly Friday in East Berlin to strip the Communist Party of its monopoly on political power. A handful of members abstained, but the rest of the 500 members agreed by a show of hands to abolish the party's dominant position--a key step demanded by the popular movement for reform.
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December 2, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The East German Parliament voted overwhelmingly Friday in East Berlin to strip the Communist Party of its monopoly on political power. A handful of members abstained, but the rest of the 500 members agreed by a show of hands to abolish the party's dominant position--a key step demanded by the popular movement for reform.
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November 25, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
East German leader Egon Krenz announced Friday that the formerly all-powerful East German Communist Party wishes to relinquish its constitutional role as the main political force in the country. In bending to the demands for radical change, Krenz's unexpected statement could put the party in jeopardy when it contests the new and free elections the Communist regime has promised the nation.
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