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Poland / Labor Unrest #117726

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 31, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Breakthrough in labor unrest in Poland reported Report introduced.

(Gdansk, Poland: Jerry King) Mtg. of Solidarity leader Lech Walesa with government officials to discuss labor problems and status of union reported; details given, scenes shown. [Solidarity mediator professor Andrzej STELMACHOWSKI - says there will be discussions.] Walesa reported advising workers to suspend strikes. [Solidarity advisor Piotr KONOPKA - says strikes will finish soon.] Review of strikes in coal mines, steel plant in Szczecin and shipyards in Gdansk given; scenes shown of services commemorating shipyard workers killed by government troops in 1970.

King, Jerry;
Serafin, Barry

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