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Poland / Strikes #115894

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 03, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Continue of strike for higher pay by workers in Poland reported Report introduced.

(Gdansk, Poland: David Ensor) Strike by shipyard workers in Gdansk reported; details given, scenes shown. [WORKER - (thru translator) expresses strikers' demands.] Stmts. from former Solidarity leader Lech Walesa explained. [WALESA (thru translator) calls for reforms.] Closing off of shipyard by riot police reported; scenes shown. Stmt. from Polish government leader Jerzy Urban quoted. Eighth day of strike by steelworkers in Nowa Huta noted; details given, scenes shown. Workers' hopes for changes under regime of Mikhail Gorbachev that were not possible under that of Leonid Brezhnev in 1980 detailed.

Reporter(s):
Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:40

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