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Tuesday, 25 August, 1998, 11:34 GMT 12:34 UK
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A Chicago religious leader has vowed to resume his campaign to force Jerry Springer to clean up his popular talk show.

The Rev Michael Pfleger, who wants to force the former Cincinnati mayor to eliminate violence from his cult show, is to hold a protest outside the Hollywood studios of distributors Studios USA.

He wants them to uphold a pledge made last April to "scrap all physical violence".

The show has already sparked protests
The show has soared to the top of the ratings but has attracted fierce criticism for its frequent fistfights and there have been allegations that its on-screen bust-ups are fixed.

Sixteen former guests on the show say they were coached in who to hit when they appeared on the programme.

Rev Pfleger says he will now urge the show's major sponsors to pull their ads.

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